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Kevin Nealon to Host
Q&A With Bill Maher's Favorite 'Radical at Large' About Campaigns to Get
Animals off Plates and Backs
For Immediate Release:March 12, 2013
Contact:Kaitlynn Kelly 202-483-7382
Los Angeles -- PETA President Ingrid E.
Newkirk is no stranger to shaking things up for animal rights, whether
that means spending time in a Pennsylvania prison for disrupting a pigeon
shoot, taking over a fur designer's office, pulling a horse carriage through
the streets of Mumbai, languishing in a cage in a Taiwan market, or lying naked
in a coffin in Times Square. And on Thursday, she'll deliver the "naked truth" about the animal
rights movement—and how it must reach beyond pelts and "pets" to
persuade people to view all animals as fellow citizens worthy of respect—in a
special address at The Ebell of Los Angeles. The event, which will include a
lively stage interview hosted by Weeds and Saturday Night Live
star Kevin Nealon, marks the launch of Newkirk's Naked Truth
speaking engagements across the country.
When: Thursday, March 14, 8 p.m. (Doors open at 7:30 p.m.)
Where: The Ebell of Los Angeles, 743 S. Lucerne Blvd. (near the intersection with Wilshire Boulevard), Los Angeles
you have to titillate, shock, and annoy people in order to call attention to an
emerging social issue, as even surprising facts are rarely enough to get people
to change their habits," says Newkirk. "Everyone from schoolkids to
President Bill Clinton is going vegan, but there's a breadth and depth to
animal rights that is still mysterious to many people."
In addition to her work as PETA's
cofounder and president, Newkirk is the author of more than a dozen books about
how to help animals—including One Can Make a Difference and The PETA
Practical Guide to Animal Rights—and a frequent guest on national news
programs, including those on CNN and NPR as well as The
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