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Free Film Screening: League of Denial


Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

Free Film Screening: League of Denial

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What did the NFL know and when did it know it?

What’s the truth about the risks to players? What can be done? 

Join KQED in discussing this riveting topic. 

The FRONTLINE investigation details how, for years, the league denied and worked to refute scientific evidence that the violent collisions at the heart of the game are linked to an alarming incidence of early onset dementia, catastrophic brain damage, death, and other devastating consequences for some of football’s all-time greats.


Cindy J. Chang, MD

Co-founder and Co-chair of the, California Concussion Coalition

Former Head Team Physician, UC-Berkeley 

Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada

Prize winning, ESPN Journalists

Co-Authors, League of Denial

Mike Gilleran

Executive Director, Institute of Sports Law and Ethics, University ofSanta Clara

Ben Lynch

FormerSan Francisco 49er

Gary Weaver

Former Oakland Raider

Panel will be moderated by: Craig Miller, KQED Science Editor.

Panel discussion directly after film screening. 

View more: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/league-of-denial/

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When & Where

The Kaiser Auditorium
300 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612

Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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