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Film: “Citizen Clark… A Life of Principle”
October 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Serpico to attend Human Rights documentary on former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark to screen at Bundy Museum
Former NYPD detective Frank Serpico, who fought corruption in the police department in the 1970’s, will appear at a benefit screening of “Citizen Clark… A Life of Principle,” the story of former U.S. Attorney General and Human Rights activist Ramsey Clark. The showing will be held on Sunday, Oct 22nd at 2:00pm at The Bundy Museum, 127 Main Street in Binghamton.
The film, narrated by Martin Sheen, is a chronological look at Clark’s national and international commitment to the causes of peace, justice and human rights issues. Clark’s work in the Justice Department with John & Robert Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Civil Rights, LBJ, the turbulent 1960’s, the Vietnam War, his run for the 1974 U.S. Senate race in New York and U.S. interventions throughout the world will be shown. Individuals like Noam Chomsky, Ralph Nader, Frank Serpico, UN General Assembly President Miguel d’Escoto Brockman and other journalists, politicians and human rights advocates are featured in the film. Emmy award-winning, Oneonta filmmaker Joseph C. Stillman will be on hand to discuss his twelve-year relationship with Clark and the challenges of making a large, comprehensive international project.
The event is sponsored by The Veterans for Peace of Broome County, The Peace Action Group of Broome County, Broome-Tioga Green Party and The Occupational Health Clinic Center of the Southern Tier. A Free Will Offering for admission is suggested. For more information contact Jack Gilroy at 607.748.8105