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Citizenville: Connecting People and Government in the Digital Age

Date(s):

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Time:

7:15pm to 9:00pm

Location:

Mark Taper Auditorium

Audience:

RSVP:

FREE/ Reservations Recommended. For more information and FREE reservations, please visit www.lfla.org/aloud or call 213.228.7025.

Description:

Gavin Newsom
In conversation with Patt Morrison, Los Angeles Times columnist & radio host

Is it possible for Americans to better their future by reinventing their relationship with government? Newsom, lieutenant governor of California and San Francisco's former mayor, explores how a modern digital government could house the information, concerns, convictions-even the protests of an enlightened digital citizenry.

Gavin Newsom is the 49th lieutenant governor of the state of California, following his two terms as the youngest mayor elected in San Francisco in over one hundred years. Previously, he founded fifteen small businesses in the San Francisco Bay area, and now hosts The Gavin Newsom Show on Current TV. His newest book is Citizenville: Connecting People and Government in the Digital Age.

Patt Morrison is a writer and columnist for the Los Angeles Times and she hosted the daily Patt Morrison public affairs program on KPCC. She has won six Emmys and ten Golden Mike awards for Life & Times Tonight on KCET, and for her KPCC show, which won three Golden Mike Awards for Best Public Affairs Show in its six-year run. She’s the author of the best-selling Rio LA, Tales from the Los Angeles River, and her interview subjects include Salman Rushdie, Henry Kissinger, Jimmy Carter, Al Gore and Ray Bradbury.

Image captured on iPad by Sylvester Cann
Signature: President Barack Obama
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