The Penn Humanities, Urbanism, and Design (H+U+D) Initiative annual lecture will feature Sam Katz, who will discuss and present excerpts from his seven-Emmy-winning film and internet project "Philadelphia: The Great Experiment". The series tells the story of the city that it calls "the single most compelling stage for the unfurling and testing of American ideals." (http://www.historyofphilly.com/) Before becoming a filmmaker Katz was a founder of Public Financial Management, a nationwide public finance advisory firm, a three-time candidate for mayor of Philadelphia, CEO of Greater
Philadelphia First, and an adviser to legislators and mayors, including Ed Rendell. Co-sponsored by Penn IUR.