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Breaking the Sound Barrier
Date Thursday September 14
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
First Congregational Church
2501 Harrison St (at 27th St)
Oakland
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorKen Preston-Pile
Emailken [at] globalexchange.org
Phone510-967-4495
Breaking the Sound Barrier: The 10th anniversary of Democracy Now!, CorpWatch and KPFA’s Terra Verde show will feature Democracy Now! host, Amy Goodman, David Goodman, Terra Verde host Pratap Chatterjee, and Matthew Shenoda.

Amy Goodman is the host of the award-winning daily radio and TV program, Democracy Now! She is the co-author of the national bestseller, The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers and the Media That Love Them, and is a winner of numerous awards including the prestigious George Polk Award.

David Goodman is also co-author of The Exception to the Rulers and he has lectured and written extensively on the intersections of corporate control and US imperialism.

Pratap Chatterjee is the host of KPFA’s Terra Verde show. He has written and lectured extensively on US corporate involvement in US economic control overseas.

Matthew Shenoda is a Coptic poet, educator, and activist devoted to using art for social
change and to build community amongst people of color. His poems and writings have appeared in a variety of newspapers and journals as well as in various anthologies, including Poets Against the War.

Reception 6pm - Tickets $50
Includes reception and signed copy of Amy's new book, "Static: Government Liars, Media Cheerleaders, and the People Who Fight Back"

Event 7pm - Tickets $10 advance, $15 Door
Tickets available at Bay Area independent bookstores: East Bay - Black Oak, Diesel, Moe's Books, Pegasus (2 stores), Pendragon. San Francisco - Cody's, Modern Times
Tickets available online at http://www.kpfa.org

Co-sponsored by KPFA Radio 94.1 FM, Democracy Now!, CorpWatch and KPFA’s Terra Verde show
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Aug 29th, 2006 10:43 PM
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