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Loretta Lynch, Armenian Genocide, SF Film Festival

Tsfiff1he senate is finally set to vote on Loretta Lynch to become the first African American woman U.S. attorney general. We speak to Noami Prins on the legal landscape facing her.  It’s the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Fresno State professor Sergio La Porta tells us about the history of the genocide and the different ways that it’s being commemorated today. We speak to program director, Rachel Rosen, about some of the new and exciting films being featured at this year’s 2015 San Francisco International Film Festival!

Guests:

  • Naomi Prins, senior fellow at Demos, a nonpartisan public policy think tank and author of All the Presidents’ Bankers: The Hidden Alliances that Drive American Power
  • Dr. Sergio La Porta, Berberian Professor of Armenian Studies at Fresno State
  • Rachel Rosen, director of programming for the San Francisco Film Society

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