Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Chris Hedges: September 21 at WECC

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges will speak at the West End Cultural Centre Saturday, Sept. 21, about his latest best-selling book Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt. Hedges, a foreign correspondent with the New York Times from 1990-2005 who also served as bureau chief in the Balkans and the Middle East, will speak about his experiences travelling to depressed pockets of the United States while he reported on the recession. 
Photo-Source: Truthdig.com
 Advance tickets went on sale March 25 for $25 and are available through Ticketmaster, West End Cultural Centre, the Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Store, Mondragon, McNally Robinson and Organic Planet. Tickets at the door will go for $30.

Other books include: Losing Moses on the Freeway and American Fascists:  The Christian Right and the War on America.

Could be a really interesting talk. He was interviewed by the Observer a few months ago. Here's the link to the interview: http://www.ucobserver.org/interviews/2013/01/interview_chris_hedges/ 

- Submitted by Nancy R.

1 comment:

  1. I'd read that he is coming. Another really good book of his is "The Empire of Illusion - The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle". I agree, this looks like it would be a very interesting evening. Gareth