Join the Chesapeake Bay Trust community for a

Conversation and Book Talk with

Terence Smith

Award-Winning Journalist for the New York Times, CBS News, and PBS Newshour and Author of 

Five Wars, Four Presidents:

A Reporter’s Journey from Jerusalem to Saigon to the White House

Wednesday, October 27, 2021


Two Ways to Join Us:


Limited-Capacity Reception

Chesapeake Bay Trust Campus

108 Severn Avenue, Annapolis

6:00PM Hors d’Oeuvres

6:30PM Live Presentation by Terence Smith

and Q&A with Gary Jobson, Board Chair

7:30PM Book Signing

COVID Vaccination is Required

We have established a waiting list and will inform pending registrants of their status.


Join Us Virtually via Zoom

Online Participants will have an opportunity to submit questions

The Chesapeake Bay Trust will host a limited-capacity reception and live book talk with Terence Smith on October 27, 2021 with a livestream via Zoom for guests attending online.

Terence Smith is an award-winning journalist who has been a political reporter, foreign correspondent, editor and television analyst over the course of an almost five-decade career that included The New York Times, CBS News, and the Newshour on PBS. In 2013 Smith was inducted into the Professional Journalists Hall of Fame. He resides in Annapolis, Maryland.

Terence Smith’s memoir, Four Wars, Five Presidents: A Reporter’s Journey from Jerusalem to Saigon to the White House recounts his extraordinary journalistic career with The New York Times, CBS News and PBS, covering everything from the inner workings of the White House to fours wars and stories drawn from the daily lives of people in 44 countries. He also provides a first-hand account of the evolution of journalism from print to digital. Limited signed copies of the book, published by Rowman & Littlefield, will be available onsite, and you can now purchase the memoir at your favorite retailer. For more information, visit