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Journalist Chris Hedges to speak at WECC

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges will speak at the West End Cultural Centre Saturday, Sept. 21, about his latest best-selling book Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt.

Hedges, a foreign correspondent with the New York Times from 1990-2005 who also served as bureau chief in the Balkans and the Middle East, will speak about his experiences travelling to depressed pockets of the United States while he reported on the recession.

Advance tickets go on sale March 25 for $25 and are available through Ticketmaster, West End Cultural Centre, the Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Store, Mondragon, McNally Robinson and Organic Planet. Tickets at the door will go for $30.

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