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Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman to Speak at COM

COllege of Marin International Film Festival

Kentfield, CA, January 26, 2009
—The College of Marin Film Department, Community Media Center of Marin, Book Passage, and Cinema League are co-sponsoring a lecture and book signing by Amy Goodman, an internationally acclaimed journalist and host of the daily grassroots global news hour Democracy Now!

Goodman has won many of the most prestigious awards in journalism, including the George Polk Award, the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award, and the Robert F. Kennedy Prize for International Reporting.  She set out on this national speaking tour to mark the 13th anniversary of Democracy Now! and to talk about her third book written with her brother, investigative journalist David Goodman, titled Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times, Hyperion (2008).

Date:         April 12, 2009
Time:        6 p.m.
Location:  College of Marin
                  Olney Hall
                  835 College Ave., Kentfield

Admission is free of charge. Please contact Communications Professor Frank Crosby at (415) 485-9364 or Michael Eisenmenger of the Community Media Center of Marin at (415) 413-4818 for more information.


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