Harold Evans

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Harold Evans, Reuters editor-at-large.

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Harold Evans: ‘Experience is the new dirty word’
July 18, 2016

“Donald Trump was a joke until he wasn’t,” writes Harold Evans in “The Presidency as Fantasy,” his commentary on the 2016 presidential campaign. Full Story


Harold Evans – the Presidency As Fantasy
July 17. 2016

The nominating contests brought forth innumerable champions to assail him as a demagogue, a fantasist, a misogynist, a racist, a narcissist, a fascist, an isolationist, a bully and a liar, and he surfed the tidal wave of contempt all the way to the Republican nomination. Full Story


Harold Evans: Post Brexit, Britain still torn between nationalism and global leadership
June 25. 2016

Political forecasters are smart about everything except the future. At 7.30 a.m. on the not-so-bright Brexit morning, the polling site Populus had 55 percent of Britons planning to cast their ballots for continued union with Europe -- 10 percent more than those predicted to be quitters. YouGov predicted a European margin of 4 percent. Full Story


Documents raise fresh questions about thalidomide criminal trial
November 13. 2014

The dark shadow of the drug thalidomide is still with us. The original catastrophe maimed thousands of babies and killed far more: it remains one of the greatest man-made global disasters. Full Story


COLUMN - Kennedy's assassination, from the eyes of a British newspaperman
November 19, 2013

I heard the first uncertain fragment on BBC Radio. I was wearing a dinner jacket, driving in the dark to a press ball in Teesside in the industrial northeast of England. This dinner dance was quite an occasion for me. Full Story


Margaret Thatcher, an enlarger of British freedom: Sir Harold Evans
April 8, 2013

My immediate and lasting memory of Mrs. Thatcher — Maggie as we called her — is sitting next to her in the late 1960s at a dinner table as she scorched a bunch of City of London financial types. I was astonished. She wasn’t yet the Iron Lady. She wasn’t in government. Full Story


REUTERS MAGAZINE-The do-good profit motive - Sir Harold Evans
January 21, 2013

What kind of people created the basics of our modern world? Mass travel on jet planes, cell phones and MRI scanners, video games and gene-based medicines and news 24/7 and that laser at the supermarket checkout? Full Story


Obama's prize, the grueling quest for a legacy: Harold Evans
November 12, 2012

With his jobs speech the president found a new voice––and prehaps his inner Truman, says Harold... Full Story


The future of the euro is at stake: Spanish deputy PM
May 29, 2012

Europe must move quickly with measures to pull Spain back from the brink of a debt crisis, with the future of the euro common currency at stake, Spanish Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria said. Full Story


The godfathers of Steve Jobs’s genius
October 10, 2011

In the pantheon of American innovators, nobody comes close to the defining legacy of Steve Jobs. Full Story


Murdoch in good times and bad: Harold Evans
September 19, 2011

The views expressed are his own.

There is a clear connecting thread between the events I describe in “Good Times, Bad Times” and the dramas that led so many years later to Rupert Murdoch’s “most humble day of my life.” Full Story

Reuters Newsmaker: What's next for Microsoft?
September 28, 2017 10:35am EDT - 50:14


Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, speaks with Reuters Editor-at-Large, Sir Harold Evans on Microsoft's future, the continued debate on privacy, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and quantum computing.

Reuters Newsmaker: Social media's role in politics
September 20, 2016 03:46pm EDT - 2:17


Guest Tony Blair discusses with Sir Harold Evans social media's impact on politics, specifically in the case of Brexit and the upcoming U.S. presidential election.

Reuters Newsmaker: A discussion with Tony Blair
September 20, 2016 02:19pm EDT - 60:40


Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair participates in a Reuters Newsmaker event, hosted by Reuters editor-at-large Sir Harold Evans.

Reuters Newsmaker - America's Curse: Gun Violence
July 20, 2016 06:58pm EDT - 89:21


Reuters Editor-at-Large Sir Harold Evans and Reuters Breakingviews Editor Rob Cox lead discussions on what can be done to control the epidemic of gun violence and how to restore harmony in communities across the United States. Panelists include Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, Kings County District Attorney Ken Thompson, former NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly and Nicole Hockley, the Managing Director of Sandy Hook Promise.

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