[act-ma] Fri: Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman in JP (5/16)

Jamaica Plain Forum jamaicaplainforumsarah at gmail.com
Tue May 6 12:26:33 PDT 2008

Independent media super-star, Amy Goodman, and her brother,
independent journalist David Goodman, visit Boston on their 2008 tour
for their new book "Standing up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in
Extraordinary Times."  The co-authors will be sharing their
experiences documenting grassroots movements for peace, justice and
the environment all across the country.  The book will be available
for purchase at the event.
For more information, visit http://www.jamaicaplainforum.org

Friday, May 16th, 7:00pm (Doors open at 6pm, Seating on a first-come basis)
First Church in Jamaica Plain, Unitarian Universalist
6 Eliot St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

TICKETS: Tickets are $5 and can be bought at Rhythm & Muse bookstore,
470 Center St. Jamaica Plain, (617) 524-6622.  Remaining tickets will
be available at the door.  Proceeds for this special event go to
support programming a the Jamaica Plain Forum.

About the Speakers
Amy Goodman is an internationally acclaimed journalist and host of the
daily grassroots global news hour Democracy Now!, which airs on more
than 700 radio and TV stations around the world and on
www.democracynow.org.  Democracy Now! is the largest media
collaboration in North American public broadcasting.  Amy 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.

David Goodman is an award-winning independent journalist, the author
of seven books, and a  contributing writer to Mother Jones. His
articles have appeared in The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times,
Outside, The Nation, and numerous other publications. He is the author
of the critically acclaimed book Fault Lines: Journeys into the New
South Africa.  He lives with his wife and two  children in Vermont.
Sarah Schwartz Sax
Jamaica Plain Forum Coordinator
Assistant to Chuck Collins

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