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UN hosts Battlestar Galactica forum

Pointed out by liz_marcs

Yesterday the UN ran a long panel on BSG and humanitarian issues the show highlights - here's the summary:

UN Public Information Department, Sci Fi Channel to co-host a panel with Battlestar Galactica creators to raise profile of humanitarian concern. The discussion will explore some of the themes that are of importance to both the United Nations and the critically acclaimed television show: human rights; terrorism; children and armed conflict; and reconciliation and dialogue among civilizations and faiths. The panel will be moderated by Academy Award-winning actress and producer Whoopi Goldberg. Oscar-nominated actress Mary McDonnell, Emmy Award-winning and Oscar-nominated actor Edward James Olmos, and Battlestar Galactica creators and executive producers Ronald D. Moore and David Eick will participate in the panel.

[Webcast: Archived Video - 2 hours and 4 minutes ]

It ran yesterday, just scroll down the page to March 17th for the video

http://www.un.org/webcast/2009.html
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