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Amy Goodman at Vietnam: The Power of Protest Conference

Washington, DC

May 02, 2015 | Saturday | 1:30 pm

New York Avenue Presbyterian Church

1313 New York Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20005 ( see map )
Amy Goodman will speak at a two-day conference in Washington, DC, entitled “Vietnam: The Power of Protest-Telling the Truth, Learning the Lessons.

The conference begins on Friday, May 1st.

Amy Goodman will participate in two sessions on Saturday May 2nd:

1:30–2:45 pm
The Media And War–Lessons From The Vietnam War: What We Got Wrong, What We Got Right, How To Cover The Now

Moderator: Amy Goodman
Panel:
Frances Fitzgerald
Don North
Margaret Prescod
Elizabeth Becker

Group Dinner and Cultural Event

6:30p RECEPTION
7:00p OPENING REMARKS
John McAuliff
Toasts by representatives from the Cambodian, Laotian and Vietnamese Embassies
7:15p Dinner featuring cuisine from Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam

8:00-9:30 pm
Emcee: Amy Goodman

READINGS
Luis Rodriguez
Judy Gumbo and Randy Ross reading from “Mme. Binh”

MUSICAL PERFORMANCES
David & Jack Morris
Holly Near
Emma’s Revolution
Barbara Williams

CLOSING REMARKS
Heather Booth and Marge Tabankin

Tickets
Registration is required. Tickets are $5. Get tickets
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Amy Goodman is the host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 1,400 public television and radio stations worldwide.

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard honored Goodman with the 2014 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence Lifetime Achievement Award....