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April 2019

“Madam Secretary:” Nuclear War and National TV

April 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cambridge Public Library, 449 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Scene from "Night Watch"

Can television help engage and educate the public and raise awareness of profound political and social issues? Alexander Maggio, writer/producer and political advisor for the CBS TV hit political drama series “Madam Secretary,” will show the episode “Night Watch,” a dramatization of a false alarm nuclear attack on the US, and will talk about the use of TV as a vehicle to raise awareness of political and social issues. Elaine Scarry, professor of English and American Literature and Language at Harvard…

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