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An Evening with Tavis Smiley

Live Talks Los Angeles

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Reserved Seats + Smiley's book Ended $43.00 $3.36
General Admission Ended $20.00 $2.09
Pre-event reception (6:00-7:00pm) + Book + Reserved seats Ended $95.00 $6.22
Reserved Seat Ended $30.00 $2.64

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An Evening with Tavis Smiley
Host of the Tavis Smiley Show on PBS

Death of a King:
The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year 

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

(Doors open for General Admission tickets at 6:30pm)

All Saints Church
504 N. Camden
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

$20 General Admission
$30 Reserved Seats
$43 Includes Smiley's book + Reserved Seats
$95 includes reserved seating + pre-event reception + book

Tavis Smiley is a nationally known radio and television personality, entrepreneur, political commentator and activist.   Currently, Smiley hosts the late-night television talk show, Tavis Smiley on PBS, The Tavis Smiley Show on public radio distributed by Public Radio International (PRI). He is the first American to simultaneously host signature talk shows on both public television and public radio. He founded the ground-breaking and historic State of the Black Union series.  Smiley has authored several best-selling books, including The Covenant and The Covenant in Action. In 2009,  TIME magazine named him to their list of “The World’s 100 Most Influential People.”

A revealing and dramatic chronicle of the twelve months leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination

Martin Luther King, Jr. died in one of the most shocking assassinations the world has known, but little is remembered about the life he led in his final year. New York Times bestselling author and award-winning broadcaster Tavis Smiley recounts the final 365 days of King's life, revealing the minister's trials and tribulations -- denunciations by the press, rejection from the president, dismissal by the country's black middle class and militants, assaults on his character, ideology, and political tactics, to name a few -- all of which he had to rise above in order to lead and address the racism, poverty, and militarism that threatened to destroy our democracy.

Smiley's DEATH OF A KING paints a portrait of a leader and visionary in a narrative different from all that have come before. Here is an exceptional glimpse into King's life -- one that adds both nuance and gravitas to his legacy as an American hero.

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When & Where

All Saints Church - Beverly Hills
504 North Camden Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 7:00 PM

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Live Talks Los Angeles is a series of on-stage conversations in various venues in the Los Angeles area featuring writers, actors, musicians, humorists, artists, chefs, scientists and thought leaders in business.  
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