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"Flashpoint" and the Shaping Influences of Journalism and Media | LV Arts Salon

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Dr. Kerric Harvey (left), Arun Chaudhary (center), and the late George Miller (right).

Kate Scuffle premieres George Miller's last directorial effort, the audio drama Flashpoint, in which a trio of radio news professionals find themselves at unexpected odds with each other and themselves about the best way to report the January 6, 2021 assault on the U.S. Capitol.

 

 

The broadcast is followed by a post-play conversation about the double-edged roles journalism and media play in shaping our understanding of these events with Flashpoint's writer, professor Kerric Harvey and special guest Arun Chaudhary, an American political operative who worked on both Barack Obama’s and Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaigns.

 

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Tune in to Lehigh Valley Arts Salon every Monday from 6:00 to 6:30 PM following All Things Considered.

 

(Original air-date: 7/12/21)

 

 

An actress, producer, writer and educator, Kate is the Managing Director of Selkie Theatre, and was the founding Executive Director of the award-winning Theatre Outlet. At The Outlet she produced several innovative performance series featuring new drama, music, dance and spoken word, as well as the Outlet’s Educational Outreach programs.
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