A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

Daniel Freed


Appearing Courtesy of Steve Alley

Daniel Freed is a non-fiction TV producer and writer with nearly 20 years of experience covering a wide variety of topics across multiple platforms. Freed works for Kurtis Productions, writing and producing episodes of CNBC's long-running financial-crime documentary series, American Greed.

Prior to his work on "American Greed" and other CNBC long-form projects, Freed was supervising producer of infoMania, a half-hour weekly program airing on Current TV. A former print journalist, Freed's work has appeared in papers ranging from The Los Angeles Times to the Point Reyes Light. 

Along with Jeff Testerman, Freed wrote "Call Me Commander: A Former Intelligence Officer and the Journalists Who Uncovered His Scheme to Fleece America."

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Scheduled events:
Commander or Con?
In their newly published book, "Call Me Commander," investigative reporter Jeff Testerman and broadcast journalist Daniel Freed unravel one of the more provocative cons in U.S. history: the U.S. Navy Veterans Assn -- committed by a Harvard Law School grad and former U.S. Army intelligence officer. They will compare notes with former investigative reporter Matthew Schwartz.

Friends of the Festival Stage (Seats 1000)
Sun, Mar 7, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science

Panelists: Daniel Freed, Jeff Testerman
Moderator: Matthew Schwartz

Book:
Call Me Commander
A Former Intelligence Officer and the Journalists Who Uncovered His Scheme to Fleece America
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
U of Nebraska Press
February 2021
ISBN 9781640123045
464 pages
$34.95, INSTORE
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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

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Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
William & Mary Ross Foundation

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Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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