National Security in the Age of COVID-19 – Will the pandemic lead to new non-military strategies?
The USC Norman Lear Center's Hollywood, Health & Society, in partnership with the Writers Guild of America, East and West, continues its weekly series of discussions via Zoom on a variety of topics affected by the pandemic. The next event focuses on national and international security, nuclear, cyber and other threats.
Please RSVP for this panel discussion next Tues., June 30 at 5 pm PT / 8 pm ET and receive the Zoom link.
This event features the following outstanding panelists to discuss the topic:
WENDY SHERMAN - Former ambassador and U.S. undersecretary of state for political affairs; director, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School; senior fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.
RO KHANNA - U.S. Representative since 2008 (D-CA 17th District); member of House Budget, Armed Services, and Oversight and Reform committees; assistant whip for the Democratic Caucus
JOSEPH CIRINCIONE - President, Ploughshares Fund; nuclear weapons policy expert in Washington for over 35 years; national security expert for MSNBC
MICHAEL WINSHIP (moderator) - Emmy Award-winning senior writer, Moyers & Company, Bill Moyers Journal; Schumann Senior Writing Fellow, Common Dreams; immediate past president of WGAE
Note: upcoming talks on the impact of COVID-19, via Zoom, will be on Tuesdays, 5 pm PT / 8 pm ET:
● July 7: L.A. Protest, Past and Present
● July 21: Criminal justice reform
● July 28: Returning to production
Hollywood, Health & Society (HH&S) is a program of the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center that provides the entertainment industry with accurate and up-to-date information for storylines on health, safety and security. With generous support from funders that include the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The SCAN Foundation, N Square Collaborative, the California Health Care Foundation, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and the John Pritzker Family Fund, HH&S recognizes the profound impact that entertainment has on audience knowledge and behavior. In partnership with our funding agencies, we offer several resources, including quick facts, briefings and consultations with experts, case examples, panel discussions about timely health and societal issues, a quarterly HH&S newsletter, and tip sheets on a range of topics written specifically for writers and producers.
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