Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill
with guests Seymour Hersh, Mariame Kaba, Yassin “Narcy” Alsalman, Lee Gelernt
Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
Thu, June 21, 2018 | Doors 06:00 PM, Show: 07:00 PM
Advance: $25.00 / Day of Show: $25.00
16 & Over
On sale: Fri, June 01, 2018
INTERCEPTED: A Live Show Hosted by Jeremy Scahill featuring Seymour Hersh The Intercept co-founding editor and award-winning investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill will host a live taping of his weekly podcast “Intercepted.” Pulitzer Prize-winning and preeminent investigative journalist Seymour Hersh is the night’s headlining guest. Scahill will interview Mr. Hersh about the many groundbreaking stories he has covered, from the My Lai massacre to Abu...
INTERCEPTED: A Live Show Hosted by Jeremy Scahill featuring Seymour Hersh The Intercept co-founding editor and award-winning investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill will host a live taping of his weekly podcast “Intercepted.” Pulitzer Prize-winning and preeminent investigative journalist Seymour Hersh is the night’s headlining guest. Scahill will interview Mr. Hersh about the many groundbreaking stories he has covered, from the My Lai massacre to Abu Ghraib, and discuss his recently released book “Reporter: A Memoir.” The 90-minute show will also feature organizer, curator and prison abolitionist Mariame Kaba; the lead ACLU attorney fighting the Trump administration and ICE deportations and family separation, Lee Gelernt; and a conversation with Iraqi-Canadian rapper Narcy, followed by a closing-night music performance. Audiences can purchase individual tickets bundled with a copy of “Reporter: A Memoir” at $45 – or individual tickets starting at $25. Seymour Hersh is scheduled to sign copies of his memoir at the end of the night, and ticket buyers will have a chance to purchase his memoir prior and at the end of the event. About Jeremy Scahill Jeremy Scahill is one of the three founding editors of The Intercept. He is an investigative reporter, war correspondent, and author of the international bestselling books “Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield” and “Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army.” On his weekly podcast “Intercepted,” Scahill discusses the critical issues of our time with acclaimed writers, historians, artists and activists. About Seymour Hersh From the My Lai massacre to Abu Ghraib, Seymour M. Hersh has relentlessly pursued truth. He has navigated through cover-ups, deceit, and ethical dilemmas in the morasses of war, espionage, and politics. Hersh has been a staff writer for The New Yorker and The New York Times. His new book, “Reporter, a Memoir,” chronicles his fearless reporting that has earned him fame and front-page bylines in virtually every major newspaper. About Mariame Kaba Mariame Kaba is an organizer, educator and curator who is active in movements for racial, gender, and transformative justice. She is the founder and director of Project NIA, a grassroots organization with a vision to end youth incarceration. She has co-founded multiple organizations and projects over the years including We Charge Genocide, the Chicago Freedom School, the Chicago Taskforce on Violence against Girls and Young Women, Love & Protect and most recently Survived & Punished. About Yassin “Narcy” Alsalman Iraqi-Canadian rapper Yassin “Narcy” Alsalman, formerly known as the Narcicyst, is a musician, actor, professor and multimedia artist based out of Montreal, Canada. Being a pioneer of the Arab Hip-Hop movement through Iraqi trio Euphrates in the early 2000s, Yassin Alsalman, was a seminal member of a growing voice in the public sphere. About Lee Gelernt Lee Gelernt has been an attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union since 1992, and works on immigration and national security issues. Currently he is Deputy Director of the ACLU’s national Immigrants’ Rights Project, and Director of the Project’s Program on Access to the Courts. Gelernt is the leading attorney in a nationwide class action suit on behalf of hundreds of unnamed families who have been torn apart by federal immigration authorities. About The Intercept: The Intercept, a publication of First Look Media, was launched in 2014 to provide an outlet for fearless, adversarial journalism. Our reporters have the editorial freedom to hold powerful institutions accountable, digging beneath official narratives to reveal the hidden truth. The Intercept’s award-winning coverage focuses on national security, politics, civil liberties, the environment, technology, criminal justice, media, and more. Regular contributors include co-founding editors Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill.