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"How Unequal Can America Get?"

01 April 2005

ATTENTION: Political writers, editors

Contact: Kathleen Maclay, Media Relations
(510) 643-5651 kmaclay@berkeley.edu

"How Unequal Can America Get Before We Snap?" a free, public talk by Robert Reich, a visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley's Goldman School of Public Policy and former U.S. Secretary of Labor during the Clinton administration. Reich will talk about a national trend of increasing inequality in terms of income, wealth and opportunity.

Reich also is University Professor of Social and Economic Policy at Brandeis University, the author of 10 books and a frequent news commentator.

7 p.m., Tuesday, April 5

UC Berkeley's Wheeler Hall Auditorium. A campus map is available at: www.berkeley.edu/map.

For a free ticket, call (510) 642-9988 or visit UC Berkeley's Zellerbach Hall ticket office. For more information about the event, call (510) 642-4670.