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Chris Hedges: Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle
Berkeley Hillside Club
Berkeley, CA
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Chris Hedges: Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle
Chris Hedges will discuss his major new book:    

Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle

Monday, July 20, 7:30 pm
Berkeley Hillside Club
2286 Cedar Street
Berkeley, CA

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$10 advance, $12 door, benefits KPFA Radio
Information: www.kpfa.org/events or 510.848.6767x609
 
Chris Hedges writes a weekly column for www.Truthdig.org that is published every Monday. He is currently a senior fellow at The Nation Institute and a Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and the Anschutz Distinguished Fellow at Princeton University. He spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans, and has reported from more than 50 countries, while working for The Christian Science Monitor, National Public Radio, The Dallas Morning News and The New York Times, where he was part of the team that won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for the papers coverage of global terrorism. He currently writes for Harpers, New York Review of Books, Granta, Mother Jones, and Foreign Affairs. The author of the best selling War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning, -  a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction - Hedges received the 2002 Amnesty International Global Award for Human Rights Journalism. He is the author of American Fascists, a book on the Christian right, and I Dont Believe in Atheists.  In 2007 he famously debated Christopher Hitchens in Berkeley on Is God Great?  massively viewed on YouTube.

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Berkeley Hillside Club
2286 Cedar Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
United States


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Other > Political

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