TOWN HALL MEETING IN SAN DIEGO, JANUARY 11TH
UPON FURTHER REVIEW: PENN STATE TWO YEARS LATER TO EXAMINE FREEH REPORT, NCAA SANCTIONS AND THE LEGACY OF JOE PATERNO
Franco Harris, NFL Hall of Fame and former Penn State University running back, will host Upon Further Review: Penn State two years later. The town hall meeting will focus on an analytical examination of the Freeh Report, sanctions by the NCAA and the University's football program, the University's Crisis Management, the Mainstream Media's reaction and the impact on the legacy of former head football coach Joe Paterno and the Penn State football program.
The meeting will be held Saturday, January 11th, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, located at 1 Park Boulevard San Diego, California, and is free and open to the public. Doors open at 10 a.m. and attendees are encouraged to arrive early to ensure seating which is on a first-come, first-served basis. Additionally, the event will be streamed live on the internet at http://new.livestream.com/hyperboyfilms/events/2666882.
"From the charges of the Freeh Report to the sanctions of the NCAA and the decisions of the Penn State Board of Trustees, the ongoing debate over Coach Paterno has had a dramatic effect on Joe's legacy and the Penn State football program," said Harris. "I'm eager to host a panel of experts to give the audience the latest information on the situation".
Upon Further Review will include presentations and discussions from the following experts:
John U. Bacon, author of "Fourth and Long: The Fight for the Soul of College Football
Ryan Bagwell, head of The Penn State Sunshine Fund aimed at increasing transparency of the Penn State Board of Trustees
Ray Blehar, a 27-year member of the U.S. intelligence community responsible for analyzing and evaluating information to determine its validity and impact and a key leader of http://notpsu.blogstop.com and http://sanduskyreports.com, a leading source of facts in the overall Sandusky scandal
Steven Fink, author of "Crisis Management: PLanning for the Inevitable"
Anthony Lubrano, President of A.P. Lubrano & Company and a current member of the PSU Board of Trustees
Eilees Morgan, a Professional Analyst and author of "Critical Analysis of the Freeh Report"
John Ziegler, writir and National Radio Talk Show Host and the leader of http://www.framingpaterno.com
An audience participatory segment will conclude the 2.5 hour session with members of the community asking questions and offering thier opinions.
Harris hopes to keep the topic alive while due process takes its course across several arenas.