Democracy in the age of COVID-19

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

5 p.m. PT


Will our body politic survive the pandemic? Join the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center’s Hollywood, Health and Society and the Writer’s Guild of America East for this Facebook live stream in which a panel will discuss this and other democracy-related questions.


  • Stacy Abrams, Chair, Fair Fight Action; former minority leader, Georgia House of Representatives; 2018 Democratic nominee in Georgia gubernatorial election
  • Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Director, Annenberg Public Policy Center; professor, University of Pennsylvania; author, Cyberwar: How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President
  • Norman Lear, creator/writer/producer of over a hundred TV shows; founder, People for the American Way; activist, philanthropist and WWII veteran


  • Marty Kaplan, Director, Norman Lear Center; professor, USC Annenberg; Disney screenwriter and studio executive; award-winning columnist

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