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The Political Science & Legal Studies Department and Ford Hall Forum at Suffolk University present:

 

“Hedrick Smith reporting on Democracy Rebellions”

 

Join us as we screen Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and filmmaker Hedrick Smith’s latest work, “Winning Back Our Democracy,” a documentary showing how grassroots citizen movements are winning victories for political reform state by state. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Smith and will be moderated by Rachael Cobb, chair and associate professor, Political Science & Legal Studies Department, Suffolk University.

 

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

6:00-8:00 pm

Modern Theatre

525 Washington Street, Boston

 

Hedrick Smith, a Pulitzer Prize-winning former The New York Times reporter and editor and Emmy award-winning producer/correspondent, has established himself over the past 50 years as one of America’s premier journalists. For the past four years, Smith has cross-crossed America, reporting on grass roots movements in more than 20 states and doing on-location filming that captures people power clashing with power brokers and the political establishment in half a dozen states, and scoring surprising victories. The documentary film, “Winning Back Our Democracy,” is an outgrowth of Smith’s most recent best-selling book, “Who Stole the American Dream?” a stunning account of how we have become two Americas and fallen into a dysfunctional political system. It has been hailed by reviewers both for its compelling stories and brilliant analysis.   Fore more information click here [PDF].

THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.