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"Sir! No Sir!" Screening at the Grand Lake Theatre
Date Sunday September 24
Time 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location Details
Grand Lake Theater in Oakland, 3200 Grand Avenue
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorGiovanni
Emailsf [at] worldcantwait.org
Phone415-864-5153
Join military families and military resisters along with activists from The World Can't Wait – Drive Out the Bush Regime for an afternoon screening of "Sir, No Sir!", David Zeiger's award-winning film illuminating the crucial role that G.I. resisters played in stopping the Vietnam war, at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland, 3200 Grand Avenue on Sunday September 24, starting at 1pm, to be followed by workshops and networking to organize for mass protest on October 5. Donation of $10 to $25 at the door, and $5 for students and seniors.

For more information, call The World Can't Wait | Drive Out The Bush Regime at: 415.864.5153
Co-sponsored by Not In Our Name - Bay Area

Speakers:

Jeff Paterson -was the first U.S. military serviceperson to publicly oppose, and be imprisoned for resisting the 1991 Gulf War. Active duty Marine artilleryman Corporal Paterson was later discharged in lieu of court martial due to growing public support and protest. Jeff is currently a staff organizer with the national anti-war group Not in Our Name, and a active supporter of Courage to Resist and the Friends and Family of Lt. Ehren Watada.

Nadia McCaffrey - member, Gold Star Families Speak Out, http://www.PatrickSpirit.org, Mother of Sergeant Patrick McCaffrey, 34, father of 2 young children, an American Patriot, fallen in an ambush, shot multiple times, near Balad, Iraq, June 22 2004. Patrick is the first combat-death in 58 years history of the California National Guard's 579 Engineer Battalion based in Petaluma, CA, Patrick is Casualty number 848.

Susan Galleymore, founder MotherSpeak, counselor for GI Rights Hotline, core member of Courage to Resist is a military mom supporting national and international families and troops who refuse to participate in illegal war.

Added to the calendar on Saturday Sep 23rd, 2006 9:24 AM
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