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Great Issues Committee Program

Wednesday, 08 February, 2017

Acclaimed actor, director and author LeVar Burton, well-known for his role hosting the long-running PBS children’s series “Reading Rainbow,” will be the guest speaker at a Great Issues Committee program at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, in the Wool Ballrooms at Busch Student Center.

Burton is also well known for his portrayal of the young Kunta Kinte in the 1977 award-winning ABC-TV miniseries “Roots” and as Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” where he also directed a number of episodes.