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Film Showing: Sir! No Sir!
Date Friday August 25
Time 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location Details
Veterans Memorial Hall
846 Front Street Santa Cruz, CA
Next door to the downtown post office.
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorAgusto Cesar Sandino Segundo
As a growing number of US servicemen and women resist the US war in Iraq, it is more important than ever to understand the example of the GI resistance to the War in Vietnam. Join US Veterans and peace activists for a viewing of

"Sir! No Sir!"
A film about the suppressed story of the GI movement to end the war in Vietnam

Friday August 25th 7:00 p.m.

Veterans Memorial Hall
846 Front Street in Santa Cruz

Suggested donation of $5-10, High school students in free.

The film will be followed by a community dialogue with participants in the Vietnam era GI resistance movement who appear in the film including Sharon Kufeldt, national Vice President of Veterans for Peace, and Bob Watada, father of Lt. Ehren Watada, the first commissioned officer to publicly refuse deployment to Iraq.

Sponsored by Veterans For Peace Corrie-Mizo Chapter 11, Santa Cruz and the Resource Center for Nonviolence.

Donations for Lt. Watada's legal defense fund will also be taken. For tax-deductible donations, make check to "Hawaii People's Fund", 810 North Vineyard Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96817. Write on the memo line: "Lt. Watada legal defense".

For more info contact: vets4peace [at] skyhighway.com

To hear Lt. Ehren Watada's Speech "Soldiers Can Choose to Stop Fighting" at the recent Veterans for Peace conference in Seattle:
http://websrvr20.audiovideoweb.com/avwebdswebsrvr2143/news_video/Watada512K.mov

Added to the calendar on Tuesday Aug 22nd, 2006 10:26 AM
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