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The Annual George Polk Seminar


04/10/2013, LIU Brooklyn Event - Polk Seminar Apr 10Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, LIU Brooklyn, 5:30 - 9:30 PM

The Annual George Polk Seminar - A Revolution Betrayed: Covering Corruption and Human Rights in China. The panel includes: Holly Williams, CBS News; David Barboza, The New York Times; Wenxin Fan, Bloomberg News; John Darnton, moderator.

The George Polk Awards are conferred annually to honor special achievement in journalism. They were established by Long Island University in 1949 to commemorate George Polk, a CBS correspondent murdered the year before while covering the Greek civil war. The event is free and open to the public.

A pre-seminar reception will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Kumble Theater lobby. The panel discussion will begin at 6:30 p.m. For more information, email The seminar is co-sponsored by Center for Communication, Inc.

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