professor emeritus of international law and practice who taught at
Princeton University for 40 years, and UN Special Rapporteur for Human
Rights in the Occupied Territories, on "Learning from disaster? After Sendai and Fukushima." He examines the question of nuclear energy and nuclear weapons in the context of the disastrous events in Japan.
PAUL VON BLUM,
emeritus lecturer in African American Studies and Communications at
UCLA, as well as a lawyer and author of many works on political art.
He'll talk about his recent memoir, A Life at the Margins: Keeping the Political Vision,and the experiences that led him to become a life-long fighter against injustice and oppression everywhere.
JOSE LUIS VALENZUELA, Director of the Latino Theater Company and the Los Angeles Theatre Center. We'll be talking to him about the play Devil's Advocate, by Donald Freed, currently in mid run at the Center. Devil's Advocate
is the story of the capture and breaking of Panamanian ruler Manuel
Noriega by the Vatican's "Devil's Advocate," Archbishop Jose Sebastian
Laboa. Their titanic struggle to the end of the night is based on an
astonishing true story.