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Join the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity
for a sneak preview of Extreme Realities,
a new episode in the award-winning PBS series:
Journey to Planet Earth.
Free pre-registration is required to attend this program.
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About the Program:
Join is for a sneak preview of Extreme Realities, a new episode in the award-winning PBS series, Journey to Planet Earth. Featuring host/narrator Matt Damon, Extreme Realities investigates the link between severe weather events, global warming, and threats to our national security. It will air on PBS on December 15th.
The 52-minute documentary is produced by Emmy-Award winning Baruch alumus, Hal Weiner ’60, and his wife, Marilyn. The film features experts including Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Thomas Friedman, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, former CIA Director James Woolsey, environmental visionary Lester Brown, and Oxfam Vice President Paul O'Brien. The documentary's locations include Afghanistan, Pakistan, Russia, India, the Middle East, the United States, and the Arctic.
The Weiners will participate in a post-screening panel discussion and reception. They will be joined by Author/Journalist Christian Parenti.
6:00 pm - Registration
6:15 pm - Presentation
8:00 pm – Networking
About the Panelists:
Producers Marilyn and Hal Weiner
Marilyn and Hal Weiner have produced, The Weinerswritten, and directed more than 225 documentaries and five public television series, including “Journey to Planet Earth,” “Women at Work,” “Faces of Man,” and “The World of Cooking.” They have also produced three feature films – “Family Business,” “The Imagemaker,” and “K2.” Their films have been shot on location in more than 30 countries on five continents, translated into numerous languages, and broadcast throughout the world.
Christian Parenti has a PhD in sociology (co-supervised in geography) from the London School of Economics and is a Professor in Sustainable Development at The School for International Training Graduate Institute. His latest book, “Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence” (2011), explores how climate change is already causing violence as it interacts with the legacies of economic neoliberalism and cold-war militarism. The book involved several years of travel and research in conflict zones of the Global South.