SiriusXM to Broadcast Exclusive Town Hall Event with Former Vice President Al
Gore to sit down with SiriusXM listeners for intimate Q & A session about his
new book, "The Future," and critical drivers of global change
NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2013
NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI)
announced today that former Vice President Al Gore will be the featured guest
on an upcoming installment of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, intimate
gatherings with iconic leaders, newsmakers and entertainers sitting down with
a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners.
SiriusXM's "Town Hall with Al Gore" will take place at SiriusXM's New York
City studios and air on Thursday, February 28 at 9:00 pm ET on progressive
talk channel SiriusXM Left, channel 127.
Throughout the hour-long special, hosted by Ari Rabin-Havt– host of
SiriusXM's The Agenda, Senior Advisor to Media Matters and a leading voice in
progressive politics– Gore will take a variety of questions from the audience
and discuss his new book– The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change– his
Nobel Peace Prize-winning efforts to inform the world of the dangers posed by
climate change and his time serving as the forty-fifth Vice President of the
Encore presentations of SiriusXM's "Town Hall with Al Gore" will air on March
2 at 1:00 pm, March 2 at 8:00 pm, March 3 at 4:00 pm and 9:00 pm on SiriusXM
Left; March 4 at 3:00 pm, March 7 at 10:00 pm and March 9 at 8:00 pm on
SiriusXM Book Radio, channel 80; and March 2 at 10:00 am, 4:00 pm and 10:00 pm
and March 5 at 5:00 pm and 10:00 pm on non-partisan political talk channel
SiriusXM P.O.T.U.S., channel 124 (all times ET).
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Al Gore" will be available on SiriusXM On Demand
for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones
and other mobile devices or online at siriusxm.com. Visit
www.siriusxm.com/ondemand for more information.
Gore is co-founder and chairman of Generation Investment Management, a
partnership that is focused on a new approach to sustainable investing. In
addition, he is a senior partner of the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins
Caulfield & Byers and a member of the board of directors of Apple, Inc. Gore
spends the majority of his time as chairman of The Climate Reality Project, a
non-profit focused on solutions to the climate crisis. He is the author of the
bestsellers Earth in the Balance, An Inconvenient Truth, The Assault on
Reason, and Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis. He is the subject
of the Oscar-winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth and is the
co-recipient, with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, of the 2007
Nobel Peace Prize.
Rabin-Havt, host of SiriusXM Left's The Agenda, is CEO of the American
Independent News Network and is on the faculty of the George Washington
University Graduate School of Political Management. He is co-author of The Fox
Effect: How Roger Ailes Turned a Network into a Propaganda Machine and has
served as an adviser to Gore, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and the
Democratic National Committee. In addition, he worked on Secretary of State
John Kerry's presidential campaign.
Previous SiriusXM "Town Hall" specials have featured Bruce Springsteen,
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Quentin Tarantino, Tony Bennett, Oliver Stone, Carol
Burnett, Tom Petty, KISS, Coldplay, Ringo Starr, Roger Waters, the surviving
members of Nirvana, Renee Fleming, Gregg Allman, Usher, Duke basketball coach
Mike Krzyzewski and Tony Hawk among others.
Visit www.siriusxm.com/townhall to see video clips and learn more about
SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series.
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