Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman returns to Tucson



Amy Goodman in a Benefit for KXCI
Celebrating 20 Years of Democracy Now!
Thursday, April 28th
Talk and Book Signing
Leo Rich Theater
260 South Church Street, Tucson, AZ 85701

General Admission Tickets: $12 Advance +$1 Facility Fee; $15 Day of Show +$1 Facility Fee
Youth under 16 Free with Ticketed Adult

Tickets available at Tucson Convention Center Box Office
Monday-Friday 10am-5:30pm; and until show time
Online convenience fees apply.
520-791-4101 option 1
Tickets will also be available at the KXCI Studios Monday-Friday 10am to 5:30pm
220 S 4th Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701

Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman returns to Tucson for a talk and book signing. Goodman’s talk is a benefit for 91.3 KXCI Community Radio. During this 2016 election season, Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman, David Goodman and Denis Moynihan are on a North American speaking tour to mark the 20th anniversary of the daily, independent, global TV/Radio news hour with a new book titled Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America by Amy Goodman, with David Goodman and Denis Moynihan. Books will be available for purchase from Antigone Books.

In 1996, acclaimed independent journalist and bestselling author Amy Goodman began hosting a show on Pacifica Radio called Democracy Now! to cover the 1996 election. It was the only daily election news hour in public broadcasting, bringing voices and ideas not normally heard in the corporate media to the airwaves. The election ended, but demand for the show persisted, so Democracy Now! continued with its mission to give voice to those outside the mainstream.

Democracy Now! airs locally weekdays at noon on 91.3 KXCI Tucson.”

Amanda Shauger
Community Engagement Director
91.3 KXCI Community Radio
520-623-1000 ext 17 office
520-990-3623 cell

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Carolyn Classen
Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, (since Jan. 2013).