On the 33rd anniversary of the Watergate break-in, join us on June 17 for a screening of this award-winning documentary film followed by "How Our Media Undermines Democracy," a discussion with and reception for director Danny Schechter.
There were two wars going on in Iraq - one was fought with armies of soldiers, bombs and a fearsome military force. The other was fought alongside it with cameras, satellites, armies of journalists and propaganda techniques. One war was rationalized as an effort to find and disarm WMDs - Weapons of Mass Destruction; the other was carried out by even more powerful WMDs, Weapons of Mass Deception. Narrated by Academy Award winner Tim Robbins. Produced by Globalvision. Directed by Danny Schechter, former CNN producer and Emmy Award-winning ABC 20/20 producer.
6:30pm Doors open
7:00pm Weapons of Mass Deception
8:30pm Danny Schechter: On the 33rd anniversary of the Watergate Break-in, Schechter assesses our post-journalism era in his talk "How Our Media Undermines Democracy"
9:00pm Q & A session
9:15pm Reception (with refreshments) for Danny Schechter with the Between The Lines crew
Unitarian Society of New Haven
700 Hartford Turnpike, Hamden, CT.
Suggested contribution is $15. Proceeds benefit Squeaky Wheel Productions, distributor of the syndicated, nonprofit radio newsmagazine, Between The Lines, on WPKN Radio 89.5 FM. Checks may be made out at the door to "The Global Center." To reserve tickets in advance, call (203) 268-8446, ext. 3. Please leave your name, number in your party and phone number. We will stop taking advance reservations Thursday June 16; general admission seats still available on June 17.
From I-91, North or South
Take exit #10 onto Route 40. Take exit #1 (State St./Dixwell Avenue). At foot of ramp, turn left. At traffic light, turn left onto Hartford Turnpike. Drive two miles. USNH will be on your right.
From Wilbur Cross Parkway (CT-15) Northbound
Take exit #62. At end of ramp, turn left onto Dixwell Avenue. Drive 1/2 mile to second traffic light. Turn right onto Hartford Turnpike. Drive two miles. USNH will be on your right.
From Wilbur Cross Parkway (CT-15) Southbound
Take exit #63. At end of ramp, turn left onto Hartford Turnpike and drive three miles. USNH will be on your right.
From New Haven
Go north on Whitney Avenue, past Eli Whitney Museum. At the traffic light at Hamden Hall corner of Whitney Avenue and Davis Street, turn right onto Davis Street. Go over small bridge over reservoir. At first light, turn left onto Hartford Turnpike. The Unitarian Society will be on your left at 700 Hartford Turnpike.
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