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Two documentary films about the economy at UC Davis

The U.S. economy takes center stage when UC Davis presents two documentary films, each accompanied by a Q/A session, one with former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich and the other with a panel. These documentaries were screened at UC Davis.

The U.S. economy takes center stage when UC Davis presents two documentary films, each accompanied by a Q/A session, one with former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich and the other with a panel. These documentaries were screened at UC Davis.

 

• Inequality for All Reich, who served in Bill Clinton’s Cabinet, collaborated on this film by Jacob Kornbluth. The screening was set at UC Davis in Jackson Hall at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts. UC Davis’ Blum Center for Developing Economies is the lead sponsor of this program, joined by co-sponsors the ASUCD and other student organizations, the UC Davis Center for Poverty Research and the Center for Regional Change.

• American WinterThis documentary, which premiered on HBO last year, follows eight families struggling in the wake of the recent recession. This screening was set at UC Davis in Young Hall. The Q&A discussion panel included one of the filmmakers, Harry Glantz (co-director and producer); Professor Ann Stevens, director of the Center for Poverty Research; and others from UC Davis and the community. Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor was the moderator.