March 20, 2006
UCSC events to be broadcast on local TV
Two recent UCSC-sponsored events--the 2006 Martin Luther King
Jr. Convocation and a talk by Washington Post reporter
Dana Priest--will be shown on local TV. If you missed these
excellent presentations, you have several opportunities to view
them in the next few weeks.
Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation
UCSC's Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation, held February 28
at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, featured documentary filmmaker
Keith Beauchamp and community activist Angela Glover Blackwell.
story. Beauchamp has drawn acclaim for his documentary film
The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till; Blackwell
is founder and CEO of the national advocacy group PolicyLink.
Santa Cruz Community Television (Comcast channel 25; Charter
channel 71) will broadcast the convocation on
Dana Priest on the CIA's Secret War
UCSC alumna Dana Priest returned to UCSC March 6 to receive the
first annual Social Sciences Division Distinguished Social
Sciences Division's Alumni Award and deliver a lecture on the secret
CIA-run prisons for terror suspects she exposed as the national
security correspondent for the Washington Post. See Currents
story. The program, "The CIA's Secret War with Dana Priest,"
premieres nationally in primetime on Wednesday, March 22, at 8
p.m.; it can be viewed on local cable in Santa Cruz (Comcast channel
25, Charter channel 71) on
The program will also be available for viewing "on demand"
at UCTV's web site at a later date (www.uctv.tv).