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Feb. 13, 2004
DH 04 TK012
Contact: Thomas Knox
(310) 243-3367


TV Political-Public Affairs host Bill Rosendahl
to moderate “The Fate of Democracy” Panel at CSU Dominguez Hills

A campus-community event, free and open to the public

Carson, Calif – Celebrated TV host Bill Rosendahl will moderate a live, interactive panel discussion titled, “The Fate of Democracy,” at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), in the University Theatre on Thursday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public, the doors to the theatre will close at 7:15 p.m. to accommodate a broadcast of the event. The panel discussion will focus on the way California politics is changing the face of American Democracy.

Guest panelists include:

Bonnie Boswell, award-winning journalist and TV producer and currently a correspondent for KCET ’s “California Connected”;

Glen Browder, four-term U.S. Congressman (D) from Alabama (1989–1997), Eminent Scholar in American Democracy at Jacksonville State University and author of The Future of American Democracy;

Steven Kuykendall, former U.S. Congressman (R-36th District, 1999-2001) and State Assemblyman (54th District, 1994-98), who served as Republican whip in his first term;

Bonnie Garcia, California Assemblywoman (R-80th District, 2002-present), the first Puerto Rican elected to the Assembly, representing Indio, Palm Springs, Cathedral City, El Centro and Calexico;

John Chiang, member of the California State Board of Equalization and the highest ranking Asian Pacific American elected official in the state.

Rosendahl, who has hosted many popular public affairs TV shows, including “Week in Review,” “Middle East Perspectives,” and “Beyond the Beltway” for Adelphia Communications, served on Robert Kennedy’s 1968 presidential campaign and spent two years in Washington, D.C. as President Carter’s chief of operations for the State Department’s trade and development program. He will guide the panelists through a series of questions facing America’s democratic destiny.

The panel discussion will be simultaneously broadcast in the South Bay on Channel 6, in Los Angeles on Channel 36 and via DHTV over the Internet. Prospective Internet viewers can secure access guidelines at

Cal State Dominguez Hills is located at 1000 E. Victoria Street in the City of Carson near the junction of the Harbor, Artesia and San Diego freeways. Visitor parking permits may be purchased for $2 at the yellow dispensing machines at the front of each campus lot.

For additional information, please call (310) 243-2001 or visit the University’s Web page at

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