CIFF ‘Bully’ panelist seeks U.S. Senate seat

Phil Roberts running for US Senate

CIFF screened "Bully" May 17th. One of the Giving Voice panelists Phil Roberts is running for U.S. Senate. Click on the Wyoming PBS image of Professor Roberts and read the Wyoming Tribune Eagle account of his candidacy announcement.

The Cheyenne International Film Festival 2012 opened with a screening of the documentary “Bully”.

The Giving Voice program featured a panel which included Phil Roberts, professor of history at the University of Wyoming.

Following the film screening the panel discussed the issue of bullying from the perspective of a community based approach.

Professor Roberts announced that he is an Independent candidate seeking the U.S. Senate seat this November.

He’ll likely face incumbent Republican Senator John Barrasso and a Democrat from among perennial Democratic candidate Al Hamburg,┬áTim Chesnut or William Bryk in the general election.

Read an article given by Professor Roberts to the Wyoming Tribune Eagle.