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|Palo Alto Premiere- 9/11 Press for Truth with Paul Thompson & Peter Dale Scott|
|Date||Friday October 27|
|Time||7:00 PM - 10:00 PM|
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Gunn High School
780 Arastradero Road
|cbrouillet [at] igc.org|
|Address||PO Box 60511, Palo Alto, CA 94306|
Friday, October 27th, 2006, at 7 pm, at Spangenberg Theater, Gunn High School, 780 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto, Northern California 9-11 Truth Alliance will premiere the excellent documentary- 9/11 Press for Truth to be followed by a discussion with the film’s hero, Paul Thompson, author of The Terror Timeline (Harper Collins 2004) and author Peter Dale Scott, who wrote Drugs, Oil, and War- The United States in Afghanistan, Colombia, and Indochina (2003), edited (with David Ray Griffin) 9/11 and American Empire, and wrote The Road to 9/11: Wealth, Empire, and the Future of America (which will be published in 2007).
Following the attacks of September 11th, grieving families waged a tenacious battle against those who sought to bury the truth about the attack, including the Bush administration. In “9/11 Press For Truth,” those most affected by the tragedy, including three of the Jersey Girls, tell the story of how they took on the powers in Washington and won. They forced an investigation, only to subsequently watch the 9/11 Commission fail to even ask their most urgent questions.
Adapting Paul Thompson’s Complete 9/11 Timeline (http://www.complete911timeline.org), the film stitches together news clips, buried stories and government press conferences, revealing a pattern of official lies, deception and spin. Thompson’s narrative presents a different picture of 9/11, one that raises new, more pressing questions.
What actions were taken by top government officials who received dozens of specific warnings before the attack? Was Bin Laden and his top al Qaeda leadership allowed to escape in Afghanistan? What has been the reason for obscuring the evidence regarding the Pakistani connection? Why, five years later, are so many of the families’ questions still unanswered?
Both authors have researched the CIA, Al Qaeda, the links between the US government and the terrorists. In addition to the issues and questions raised by the film, they will look at the films’ omissions, including who was in command on 9/11, and the multiple wargames that were being conducted that day which challenge the official story and underline the urgency of investigating the crime of the century.
Tickets are $5, students with ID are free. More information- For more info call Carol at 650-857-0927. Proceeds benefit the Northern California 9-11 Truth Alliance whose mission is:
“to seek and disseminate truths about the terrible crimes committed on September 11, 2001, exposing gaps and deceptions in the official story, and to thus inspire more eyewitness revelations, truthful media coverage, and a movement that will bring the responsible criminals to justice and eliminate governmental and corporate policies that enable criminal elements to commit such acts."