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US-Latin American Relations in the 21st Century
March 5, 7:30 PM
On the second anniversary of the death of Venezuela's President Chavez, The Task Force on the Americas will commemorate his legacy with the screening of a video-taped talk by Miguel Tinker Salas, Professor of Latin American History at Pomona College, Claremont, CA.
Following the brief film, former member of Venezuela's diplomatic corps Martin Sanchez, founder of Aporrea.org (American Popular Revolutionary Assembly), will comment and clarify aspects of Miguel's talk. He will also lead a discussion about the latest round of US sanctions against Venezuela, media distortions, the latest coup attempt and what actions we can take.The event will be held on March 5, 7:30 PM at the Redwoods Presbyterian Church, 110 Magnolia Avenue (at Alexander), Larkspur. A $5-10 donation is suggested. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. The venue is wheelchair accessible. For information call 415/924-3227.
Documentary Film Exposes the Truth Behind the News Media
March 12, 7:30 PM
SHADOWS OF LIBERTY, by filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay, about the need for media reform, will be screened on Thursday, March 12, 7:30 PM at the Redwoods Presbyterian Church, 110 Magnolia Avenue (at Alexander), Larkspur.
Renowned journalists, activists and academics give insider accounts of a broken media system. Controversial news reports are suppressed, people are censored for speaking out, and lives are shattered as the arena for public expression is turned into a private profit zone.
This program is sponsored by the Task Force on the Americas. Following the film, TFA board member Ginny Dwyer will introduce an ongoing letter-writing campaign and discuss how to respond to media distortions and manipulation.A $5-10 donation is suggested. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. The venue is wheelchair accessible. For more information call 415/924-3227.
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Last updated February 24, 2015