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Making Contact – August 29, 2008

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Live From Main Street in Denver: So You Say You Want Change?

Tens of thousands of people will hit the streets of Denver for the Democratic National Convention to champion "change."  But what does this buzzword really mean and what does real, sustainable change look like? Hosted by popular journalist-radio personality Laura Flanders, produced by The Media Consortium, and adapted for radio by Making Contact.

Scheduled guests include:

Andre Banks, Deputy Director of Color of Change, Faye Wattleton, President and Co-Founder of the Center for the Advancement of Women, Representative Donna Edwards (D-MD), the first African American Congresswoman from Maryland
who harnessed the power of the netroots to win a special election this June by 80% Van Jones, co-founder and President of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights David Sirota, bestselling author of The Uprising: The Unauthorized Tour of the Populist Revolt Scaring Wall Street and Washington Polly Baca, Former Colorado State Senator and President and CEO of the Latin American Research and Service Agency (LARASA) Lee Camp, Laughing Liberally comedian.

Live From Main Street is a tour of the U.S. in election year 2008, hosted by Grit TV’s Laura Flanders and produced by The Media Consortium and National Radio Project.