Rotch Library IAP Film Series:
When: 11:30 AM – 2:00 PM, Friday, January 30, 2009
Where: Rotch Library Conference Room, 7-238
Street Fight (2005)
Follows the bare-knuckles race for Mayor of Newark, N.J. between 32 year-old Cory Booker and four-term incumbent Sharpe James, the undisputed champion of New Jersey politics. Fought in Newark’s neighborhoods and housing projects, the battle pits the young challenger against an old style political machine that uses any means necessary, including harassment and police intimidation, to crush its opponents. (82 minutes)
This film is a part of the Rotch Library DVD collection.
Contact: Heather McCann, 7-238, x3-7098, <hmccann_at_mit.edu>
Sponsor: MIT Libraries hosted by Heather McCann, Allison Benedetti, Omar Khalidi, Jonah Jenkins
Enrollment: Seating is limited; first come, first served, limited to 20 participants.