Whistleblower Tour kicks off Sept. 20, panel discussion is Sept. 27

The College of Business Administration’s Business Ethics Program, College of Journalism and Mass Communications and College of Law are co-sponsoring the American Whistleblower Tour. The tour includes a film festival that opens Sept. 20, and a panel discussion at 3:30 p.m., Sept. 27 in the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

The panel will be led by Mike McGraw of the Kansas City Star; Jesselyn Radack of the U.S. Department of Justice; Thomas Drake of the National Security Agency; and Gary Aguirre of the Security and Exchange Commission.

The screened films share the common thematic element of whistleblowing, which involves the exposure of corruption within the government and among corporations at any level.

The films are only open to students. All students must present a valid NCard to be admitted.

The films, screening locations and showtimes are:

"The Insider" - 2 p.m., Sept. 20 in Love Library 102; 7:30 p.m., Sept. 21 in CBA 143.

"Erin Brockovich" - 6 p.m., Sept. 20 in Love Library 102; 1:30 p.m., Sept. 22 in Love Library 102.

"Silkwood" - 1 p.m., Sept. 21 in Love Library 102.

"The Informant" - 5 p.m., Sept. 22 in Love Library 102; 2 p.m., Sept. 24 in the Nebraska Union Auditorium.

For more information, contact Janice Lawrence at jlawrence1@unl.edu or (402) 472-5152.