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February 22-26, 2016

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Keynote lecture: Mark Samels "A True Story"

Mark Samels is executive producer of “American Experience,” PBS’s flagship history series. Produced by WGBH Boston, “American Experience” is television’s most-watched and longest-running history series. Under Samels’ leadership, the series has been honored with nearly every industry award, including the Peabody, Primetime Emmys, the duPont-Columbia Journalism Award, Writers Guild Awards and Sundance Film Festival Audience and Grand Jury awards. In 2015, the series received its ninth Academy Award nomination for the critically acclaimed “Last Days in Vietnam.”

Date: February 25th, 2016, 7 PM



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