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September 5, 2006

October

  • Monday, 2nd, 9th, and 16th. "Eyes on the Prize." - This documentary feature will be aired on PBS at 8 PM on three consecutive Mondays. The documentary itself traces the American Civil Rights Movement back to the late 1950's through the eyes of those who experienced it. More information can be found at http://www.pbs.org/previews/amex_eyesonprize/
  • Tuesday, 3rd. Colin Powell - You can pick up tickets at the Humphrey front desk (room 130) today but you should do it sooner, rather than later. 2 tickets/person. They go fast once opened to the public...
  • Wednesday, 11th. "Coco-Cola Student Forum." - Representatives from Coca-Cola headquarters will be in town to discuss with students the issues regarding their allegded human rights violations. The forum, which is free and open to students, will be held from 7-9 pm in the movie theatre of Coffman Memorial Union.

  • Thursday, 12th. "Dancing with the Devil: Taking on West Africa's Warlords, Mafia, and Thugs." - Judge David Crane, chief prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, will speak on "Dancing with the Devil: Taking on West Africa's Warlords, Mafia, and Thugs" Thursday, October 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Cowles Auditorium. Crane's talk, which is cosponsored by the Minnesota International Center, the Minnesota Human Rights Center, University of St. Thomas Law School, and Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights, is free and open to the public.

  • Sunday, 15th. "Meet the Press." - NBC will be be hosting a debate between U.S. Senate candidates Amy Klobuchar (D) and Mark Kennedy (R). These two candidates are running for the vacated senate seat that Minnesota Senator Mark Dayton (D) left open by retiring. The show will air at 9 AM on NBC.
  • Wednesday, 18th. "War on the Middle Class." -Journalist Lou Dobbs of CNN will be hosting this special at 7 pm on CNN. Part of their greater series on the upcoming elections, this specific special will concentrate more on the issue of how the American middle class has fared during recent years.
  • Monday, 30th. "Voting with a Mouse: How Bloggers Have Altered the Political Landscape." - David Carr, a reporter for the New York Times, will be discussing how the recent blog movement has changed the way political elections occur. It will be held in Cowles Auditorium in the Humphrey Center from noon-1:30pm and is free to the public.

November

December

  • Event list coming soon.