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John Hockenberry

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The Affirmative Action Office and the Councilfor Disability Concerns in association with the University of Michigan 's Major Events Office are pleased to present veteran newsman John Hockenberry - Monday, October 14, 1996 8:00 p.m. Michigan Union Ballroom John Hockenberry joined NBC news as a correspondent for "Dateline NBC" in January, 1996. The two-time Peabody Award Winner joined "Dateline NBC" after a 15-year career in broadcast news, at both NPR and ABC News. Hockenberry is also the author of Moving Violations: War Zones, Wheelchairs and Declarations of Independence, his memoir of life as a foreign correspondent and of overcoming obstacles, and "Spokesman," a one-man show that he wrote and is performing off-Broadway. A paraplegic since an auto accident at age 19, Hockenberry holds nothing back in this honest, often hilarious chronicle that ranges from the Ayatollah's funeral (where his wheelchair is pushed by a friendly Iranian chanting "Death to all Americans!"), to the problem of "crip sex" and the inaccessibility of the New York City subway system. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Michigan Union Ticket Office and at all tlcketmaster outlets or charge by phone by calling (313) 763-tkts. For more info, Cali the Affirmative Action Office at (313) 763-0235 or (313) 647-1388 (TDD)


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