Donald J. Patterson

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Reel{Talk} screening of Citizenfour

Citizenfour Reel{Talk} poster

Citizenfour screening I can’t wait until Thursday March 3rd, because Westmont is hosting a screening of Citizenfour and a post-screening discussion of the themes the movie brings up.  Several Westmont faculty were asked to be present at the discussion to help provide insight and perspective on what is a very complicated issue.   The movie is…

Syrian Refugee Teach-In

Graphic from Westmont Syrian Refugee Teach-In

Refugee Teach-In at Westmont College Today There will be a one hour teach-in on the Syrian Refugee crisis today at noon on the Westmont College Dining Commons lawn (or Founder’s if raining). I was asked to speak to the vetting-process/security-threat angle briefly. Between handling the immigration of my oldest son, a Top Secret clearance in…