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Monthly Breakfast: Truth, Lies, and Journalism in the Trump Era

  • Gordon Ave Library 1500 Gordon Ave Charlottesville, VA (map)

Join us for an important discussion on the role of journalism during this incredibly unorthodox administration. Our guests this month will be Brennan Gilmore and Leslie Cockburn. 

Brennan Gilmore served as former 5th District Congressman Tom Perriello's Chief of Staff and before that spent 15 years in the US Foreign Service. During the events of August 12th, Mr. Gilmore was among the crowd when a vehicle drove through the assembled protesters. He detailed his experience from that day, and in the aftermath when he became the focus of alt-right conspiracies in a piece for Politico. 

Leslie Cockburn is an award winning journalist and producer whose work has appeared on 60 Minutes and Frontline, who is currently running in the 5th District Congressional race. She has witnessed up close the rise of "Fake News" and its impact on our society. 

We will meet at Gordon Ave Library, doors will open at 10AM. 

Also, consider joining us for our annual BBQ Sept 24th, tickets available at http://www.albemarledems.org/bbq