Elizabeth Schwartz ’81

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Elizabeth Schwartz ’81 announces the roll-out of a new documentary film, American Socialist: The Life & Times of Eugene Victor Debs, described as “essentially a course in Resistance 101”. A portrait of the co-founder of the American Socialist party, architect of FDR's New Deal, champion of labor rights and income equality and de factor progenitor of Bernie Sanders, the film is narrated by Amy Madigan and directed by Yale Strom. Premiering March 3-8 at the Siskel Film Center in Chicago, followed by a run at NYC's Cinema Village April 27-3 and the Laemmle Theatres in Los Angeles and Pasadena May 4-10.