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SF: “Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam”
Date Monday June 19
Time 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location Details
Marines' Memorial Club, Commandants Room, 10th Floor, 609 Sutter Street, San Francisco
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorKay Sato
Event @ the World Affairs Council, 06/19
What: “Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam”
Who: Mark Bowden, an Atlantic Monthly national correspondent; a documentary film producer, author of numerous books including Black Hawk Down, and adjunct professor of creative writing and journalism at Loyola College of Maryland
Event: In Guests of the Ayatollah, author Mark Bowden traces the beginnings of our current conflict with militant Islamic fundamentalism to the Iran hostage crisis. His book, the result of five years of extensive interviews with participants on all sides of the hostage crisis, analyses why the Iran hostage crisis happened, why it played out the way id did, and how it has affected the world in the ensuing years.
When: Monday, June 19; Check in: 5:30 PM, Program: 6:00 PM Wine reception and book signing to follow
Where: Marines' Memorial Club, Commandants Room, 10th Floor, 609 Sutter Street, San Francisco
Admission Costs: Council and Marines' Memorial Association members: $10, Nonmembers: $15
Info: (415) 293-4600, info@wacsf.org, http://www.itsyourworld.org/
Added to the calendar on Wednesday May 3rd, 2006 1:59 PM

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