"Engaging Iran" / Sacramento comedy festival


"Engaging Iran"  Foreign policy author Nathan Gonzalez is speaking in Sacramento. Today on Insight, he tells you how he thinks the US should deal with Iran. His new book on the subject is "Engaging Iran: The Rise of a Middle East Powerhouse and America's Strategic Choice."

Nathan Gonzalez will speak from 4:45 to 6 p.m. today in Classroom G, McGeorge School of Law, 3200 Fifth Ave., Sacramento. Information: (916) 739-7271.

Sacramento comedy festival The Sacramento Comedy Spot is hosting a comedy festival this weekend featuring shows, workshops and audience participation. You'll meet Brian Crall, the founder and managing director of The Spot, and two of the featured improv performers.

The 24 Hour Comedy Festival takes place Friday, Oct. 12th and Saturday, Oct. 13th at The Sacramento Comedy Spot, 1716 Broadway, Sacramento. Information: (916) 402-4757.

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Insight was not heard Monday, Oct. 8th to allow for a special documentary, "A Duty to Starve," about 36 conscientious objectors who participated in a year-long starvation experiment during World War II.

 
Tuesday, October 09, 2007