Military Religious Freedom? / Jane Hirshfield / John Ottman


Religious Freedom in the Military?  Is religious intolerance a problem in the Armed Forces? Today on Insight, you'll meet a man who thinks it is. Mikey Weinstein is a former JAG officer and the founder of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation. He's speaking in Sacramento this weekend and he's also the author of "With God on Our Side: One Man's War Against an Evangelical Coup in America's Military." He tells you why he's leading a movement to restore the wall that separates church and state in the United States Armed Forces.

Mikey Weinstein speaks from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 6th at the State Capitol, Room 4203, 10th Street and Capital Mall, Sacramento.

Jane Hirshfield  Award-winning poet Jane Hirshfield is appearing at a writer's conference this weekend. The author of six collection of poetry, including "After" and "The Lives of the Heart," tells you about her work and what it's like to guide novice poets.

Jane Hirshfield participates in an evening reading with Camille Norton and Quintin Duvall at 7:30 p.m. today at the Sacramento Poetry Center, 1719 25th Street, Sacramento. Information: (916) 451-5569.

John Ottman  We talk with film composer and editor John Ottman who's appearing at the Sacramento Film Festival this weekend. Ottman has worked on and edited such films as "Superman Returns," "The Usual Suspects," "Fantastic Four," "X-Men" and the upcoming "Valkyrie."

"Film School 101 Workshop: A Conversation with John Ottman" is at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 5th at the 24th Street Green Room, 2791 24th Street, Sacramento. Information: (916) 452-3005.

 
Friday, April 4, 2008