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Geoffrey Cowan on "Top Secret" in China
Video of a presentation at the USC U.S.-China Institute symposium on the play that recently toured China and the role of the Chinese press.
Geoffrey Cowan, co-author of Top Secret, is the former dean of the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. He's now a University Professor and the first president of the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands. He also directs the Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy.
Cowan played a role in developing National Public Radio and also served as director of the Voice of America. Trained as a lawyer, Cowan is the author of numerous works, including See No Evil: The Backstage Battle Over Sex and Violence on Television and the best-selling The People v. Clarence Darrow: The Bribery Trial of America's Greatest Lawyer.
This presentation was given on February 2, 2012 at USC. Click on the play button below to see the presentation..
This video is also available on the USCI YouTube Channel.