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Amy Goodman at Benefit for KYRS FM Thin Air Community Radio

Spokane, WA

May 04, 2016 | Wednesday | 7:00 pm

Lewis & Clark High School Auditorium

521 W 4th Ave,
Spokane, WA 99204 ( see map )
Amy Goodman will speak in Spokane at a benefit for KYRS 88.1/92.3 FM Thin Air Community Radio, as part of Democracy Now!’s 20th Anniversary national tour.

A book signing will follow the talk. Goodman, along with her brother, journalist David Goodman, and Democracy Now! colleague Denis Moynihan, has written a new book: Democracy Now! 20 Years Covering the Movements Changing America.

She will be joined at the talk and signing by Denis Moynihan.

In 1996 Amy Goodman began hosting a show on Pacifica Radio called Democracy Now! to focus on the issues and movements that are too often ignored by the corporate media. Today Democracy Now! is the largest public media collaboration in the US, broadcasting on over 1400 public television and radio stations around the world, with millions accessing it online at democracynow.org. Now Amy, along with her journalist brother, David and co-author Denis Moynihan, share stories of the heroes—the whistleblowers, the organizers, the protesters—who have brought about remarkable change.

This important book looks back over the past two decades of Democracy Now! and the powerful movements and charismatic leaders who are re-shaping our world. Goodman takes the reader along as she goes to where the silence is, bringing out voices from the streets of Ferguson, to Staten Island, Wall Street, South Carolina to East Timor—and other places where people are rising up to demand justice. Democracy Now! is the modern day underground railroad of information, bringing stories from the grassroots to a global audience.

KYRS-Thin Air Community Radio is a volunteer-powered, non-commercial, listener-supported, community radio station in Spokane, WA serving the area with unique programming for un-served and underserved populations. Heard on 92.3 & 88.1 FM and streaming 24/7 at www.kyrs.org, we provide a mix of news, views, culture and music often overlooked by other media.

Thin Air Radio’s goal is to build a strong, listener-supported community radio station that empowers people, especially ethnic minorities, low-income, and other marginalized groups, to strive for a more just and sustainable world.

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KYRS FM Thin Air Community Radio
Tickets
$15 general admission, $5 for students with ID. Limited $100 tickets available for the 6:00 PM pre-event reception with Amy Goodman which includes an autographed book and a reserved seat to her main talk at 7:00 PM. Get tickets
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Limited $100 tickets available for the 6:00 PM pre-event reception with Amy Goodman which includes an autographed book and a reserved seat to her main talk at 7:00 PM. Get tickets
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Amy Goodman

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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....

Denis Moynihan

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Denis Moynihan has worked with Democracy Now! since 2000. He is a bestselling author and a syndicated columnist with King Features. He lives in Colorado, where he founded community radio station KFFR 88.3 FM in the town of Winter Park.