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Shown across the country, the celebrated documentary Decade of Discovery is set at the White House and unfolds the story of a government attorney on a quest to find a better way to search White House email and a teacher who took a stand for civil justice on the electronic frontier.

A distinguished panel immediately following the film will explore the topic further, discussing current headlines such as Secretary Clinton’s emails and the FBI’s case with Apple.  

 

The event will begin with a reception followed by the screening and panel. The event is free and open to the public. RSVPs are requested. 

Panelists include:

Jason R. Baron, Esq., former director of litigation at the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration and current Of Counsel at Drinker, Biddle & Reath, LLP

Nancy Kranich, former president of the American Library Association and advocate for free and open access to information. Nancy is currently a lecturer at Rutgers University.

Mary Ebeling, PhD, associate professor of sociology at Drexel University and director, Women's and Gender Studies, with a focus on science and technology studies.

Brian Keech, senior vice president, government and community relations at Drexel University. Brian will serve as the moderator. 

This event is sponsored by Drexel University Libraries, the College of Computing and Informatics, Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, The Kline School of Law, and the Office of Alumni Relations.

The reception and screening will take place in the URBN Center Annex located at 3401 Filbert Street. Street parking is available and Drexel parking information is available on this website

Date:
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Time:
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Location:
URBN Center Annex Auditorium
Campus:
University City Campus
Categories:
Libraries Events
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