Spend the afternoon with Hedrick Smith, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Emmy-winning host of PBS Frontline. He will be discussing his current book, "Who Stole the American Dream?" It is a probing historical analysis of the roots and causes of rising economic inequality in the US. and polarized gridlock on Washington.
Smith will share potential grassroots strategies for action to help us Reclaim the American Dream, also featured on his website of the same name, www.reclaimtheamericandream.org. Learn how we can restore Democracy, reduce inequality and rebuild power of the people through People Power.
Join fellow humanists at this free event open to the public. Sponsored by MN American Promise which is leading the charge to win the 28th Amendment so We the People—not big money, not corporations, not unions, not special interests—govern the United States of America. A free will donation is appreciated.
Hedrick Smith spent 26 years with The New York Times, served in Saigon, Cairo, Paris, the American South and as bureau chief in Moscow and Washington. In 1971, he was a member of the Pulitzer Prize-winning team for the Pentagon Papers series and in 1974 he won the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting from Russia and Eastern Europe. From 1988 through 2009, Smith reported and produced more than 50 hours of long-form documentaries and mini-series for PBS and PBS FRONTLINE.