FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tom Crane
NOTED JOURNALIST AND AUTHOR TO VISIT KANSAS CITY
Kansas City, Mo. , 11/14/17 – David Barsamian author of a new book with Noam Chomsky – Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy, will present his views on the state of the world on December 1, 7:00 PM at St. Garabed Church, 4400 Wyoming in Kansas City.
One of America’s most tireless and wide-ranging journalists, Barsamian is an integral part of the independent media landscape both with his weekly radio show, “Alternative Radio” in its 32nd year – and his books with Noam Chomsky, Eqbal Ahmad, Howard Zinn, Tariq Ali, Arundhati Roy, and Richard Wolff.
The show airs locally on KKFI FM 90.1 on Wednesdays at 9 AM. An interview with him will air on Tuesday, 11/14 on the station at 6:00 PM on the Radioactive Magazine Show.
David is the recipient of many awards including the Media Education Award, the ACLU’s Upton Sinclair award, and Friends of Community Media’s Media Excellence Award.
Admission at the door will be $20, $10 for students, low-income people, and seniors. A reception to meet Mr. Barsamian is at 6:00 PM for a fee of $30 (includes an event ticket and refreshments). Autographed books and CDs will be available for purchase. Ticket proceeds will benefit Friends of Community Media, a non-profit 501(c)3 group. Tickets in advance are $15.00 and may be ordered at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3178201
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