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Media Events 10.04.07

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THURSDAY 10.04.07
WHAT: The Road From 9/11 to Abu Ghraib and Beyond
WHO: Seymour Hersh
WHEN: 8 p.m.
WHERE: Royce Hall, UCLA
WHY: One day, there’ll be high school history books comprised entirely of his New Yorker articles. If there are still tix left ($38), snatch ‘em up.

FRIDAY 10.05.07
WHAT: Oxygen Mentors Walk
WHO: Jamie Lee Curtis, Geena Davis, Janice Dickinson, Leeza Gibbons, Rikki Klieman, Tanika Ray and more.
WHEN: 6:15 a.m.
WHERE: Hotel Casa Del Mar
WHY: Because what more exquisite metaphor for a young, down-on-her-luck would-be professional woman than an event that literally has her running to catch up with success.

TUESDAY 10.09.07
WHAT: Political talk
WHO: Speechwriter Michael J. Gerson
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHERE: The Center at Cathedral Plaza
WHY: We’re gonna bite our tongue (and swallow our rotten tomatoes) and just quote from the press release: “Gerson visits Zocalo to talk about some of the themes from his new book, Heroic Conservatism, which is both a manifesto for the Republican Party and a memoir of his time in the Bush White House.”

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