Endangered Children: Screenings and Discussion Event at the Elon University Event date: September 27, 2012 - 7:00pm
Documentary filmmaker Glenn Baker, photojournalist Dominic Bracco II and author Kem Knapp Sawyer, a Pulitzer Center contributing editor, will discuss their reporting focused on the unique challenges facing children in crisis around the globe. The evening program, titled "Endangered Children," includes screenings of films produced by the journalists and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting as part of the journalists' reporting projects.
Associate Professor Glenn Scott moderates the program presented by Elon University School of Communications and the Pulitzer Center. Special remarks by Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer. Elon University is a member of the Pulitzer Center's Campus Consortium network
Thursday, September 27
Elon, NC 27244
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DOMINIC BRACCO II
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Pulitzer Center staff
Kem Knapp Sawyer is a freelance writer and author of children’s books. Among them are biographies of Nelson Mandela, Mohandas Gandhi, Anne Frank, and Eleanor Roosevelt. Visit www.kemsawyer.com. Her...
"We will illuminate dark places and, with a deep sense of responsibility, interpret these troubled times."
JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)