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Thorner: Heartland Schedules O’Keefe to speak about Truth in Era of Fake News




By Nancy Thorner - 

It was during the 2016 election that Donald Trump labeled the mainstream media "fake news."  Its strong presence continues today, resulting in more and more Americans becoming aware of the lies and distortions propagated by the mainstream media.

I heard James O'Keefe speak about his book several months ago. Hearing O'Keefe is a must if you wish to fully understand the corruption and bias of the mainstream media.

O'Keefe's crusade against fake news began back in 2010 when he founded Project Veritas (an independent news organization whose reporters go where traditional journalists dare not.). O’Keefe is president of this 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to "investigate and expose corruption, dishonesty, self-dealing, waste, fraud and other misconduct."  His investigations have led directly to new legislation, federal land state investigations, congressional inquiries, the defunding of taxpayer-funded groups, arrests, resignations, firings, re-training, and disciplinary action.

Perhaps you will remember O'Keefe's investigation into ACORN that led to the group’s collapse.  O'Keefe also caused a Planned Parenthood Vice President to be fired, National Public Radio executives to be fired, an Enroll America director to be fired, Medicaid worker retraining, an investigation into Battleground Texas, and Congressional field hearings into Obamacare navigator fraud.  And the list doesn’t end here!

In American Pravda, O’Keefe takes the reader on an undercover thrill ride with fearless journalists as they infiltrate political campaigns, unmask dishonest officials, and expose voter fraud.  It's really a treatise on modern media, a true crime spy thriller, and a rollicking adventure story all rolled into one.

O'Keefe is sure to reveal to Heartland's guests behind the scenes meetings with citizen and then candidate Donald Trump.; offer blow-by-blow details of investigations into DNC contractors during 2016 Presidential Election; describe heart-pounding hidden camera investigation which led to first convictions of ANTIFA for the sabotage of Trump’s Presidential Inaugural event; and relate how he is being persecuted by the government.  Additionally, O'Keefe will undoubtedly offer never before heard behind-the-scenes details of his American Pravda investigations, including hidden-camera videos exposing media bias and lack of credibility at outlets like CNN and The New York Times.

James O'Keefe, as an award-winning journalist and writer, will be speaking about his newest book, American Pravda: My Fight for Truth in the Era of Fake News, on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at The Cotillion, 360 S. Creekside Drive, Palatine, from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., sponsored by The Heartland Institute.  General registration for open seating is $30.  To insure you have a reserved seat, don't delay calling The Heartland Institute at  312-377-4000.  Seating is limited. 

Copies of O'Keefe's book will be available to purchase and for autographing by O’Keefe.


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