Yul Kwon, host of PBS’s America Revealed, will be one of five panelists in the inaugural program of CNN Dialogues, launched by the joint effort of CNN, Emory University, and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. To be moderated by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, the first of three discussions is entitled “The 2010 Census and the New America,” and will take place in front of a live audience at 7 pm (EST) on August 31 in The Carter Center in Atlanta.
Kwon, who is an attorney and a star of TV show Survivor: Cook Islands, will be joining panelists Heidi Durrow, author of The Girl Who Fell From the Sky; Dr. Kris Marsh, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland; Edward James Olmos, actor and activist; and Dr. Dana F. White, Professor of American Studies at Emory University. According to CNN Press Room, the objective of the program is to engage public debate where dialogue is due, and the following two programs will feature discussions on the digital age and on the effect of openness on LGBT communities.
Tickets may be purchased online for $25.
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