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David Hogg

Co-founder, March for Our Lives

David Hogg

David Hogg is a gun-control activist and college student. He became a household name at 17 as a high school senior who survived the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting on February 14, 2018. At the time, Hogg was a student journalist for the Sun Sentinel’s “Teenlink” section. Hogg used his journalistic skills during the Parkland shooting by recording a video of him and his fellow classmates huddled together, sharing their views on gun-violence prevention as an active shooter situation was unfolding. A co-founder of the March for Our Lives movement, Hogg is still advocating for gun-control reform.   

Scheduled Appearances


Pushkin presents REVISIONIST HISTORY: Unlocked and Unloaded

Crosscut Festival 2024
Sat May 4, 2024 | 2:45pm

Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell’s journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past — an event, a person, an idea, even a song — and asks whether we got it right the first time. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance. This live edition is the culmination of a six-part series from Revisionist History about everything Americans get wrong about guns with a conversation between host Gladwell with gun control activist David Hogg and trauma surgeon Babak Sarani.

Malcolm Gladwell
David Hogg
Dr. Babak Sarani
Featuring: Malcolm Gladwell, David Hogg, Dr. Babak Sarani

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About the Festival

The Cascade PBS Ideas Festival brings together journalists, newsmakers, and innovators from around the country to talk about the issues that are animating our cultural conversations. The festival includes live recordings of television and podcasts from The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Pushkin, NPR and PBS; as well as community meetups, meet-and-greets, food trucks, DJs, and more.

The Cascade PBS Ideas Festival will take place May 4, 2024, at the Amazon Meeting Center, 2031 Seventh Ave. Seattle, WA 98121.

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