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Report from Iran

Date:
Tuesday, May 15, 2007
Time:
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Event Type:
Meeting
Organizer/Author:
Michael Lyon
Location Details:
Fireside Room, Unitarian-Universalist Center
1187 Franklin St (at Geary Blvd), SF

Report from Iran

Berkeley Gray Panthers Convener Margot Smith, recently returned from Iran, and
Elizabeth Boardman, of the Don’t Attack Iran Coalition, discuss the US preparations
for war with Iran, Iran’s significance to the US, and how the build-up is perceived by
Iranians. There will be extensive time for discussion.


Tuesday, May 15, 12:30 PM
Fireside Room, Unitarian-Universalist Center
1187 Franklin St (at Geary Blvd), SF

Margot Smith has just returned from two weeks in Iran, on a trip sponsored by the
Fellowship of Reconciliation. Elizabeth Boardman is the author of “Taking a Stand:
A Guide to Peace Teams and Accompaniment Projects” and traveled to Iraq in 2002.
Margot Smith will also show a video she made while in Iran.


Watch a PBS “Now” program on a recent American Friends Service Committee
trip to Iran.
http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/312/index.html

Read the SF Chronicle on Ms. Boardman’s Iraq trip.
http://www.commondreams.org/cgi-bin/print.cgi?file=/headlines02/1223-02.htm


From another perspective, two articles on the economic and political significance of Iran:
http://mlyon01.wordpress.com/2007/04/13/iran-the-war-ahead-john-pilger/
http://mlyon01.wordpress.com/2007/05/03/us-iran-and-israel-whats-ahead/
Added to the calendar on Thu, May 3, 2007 7:02PM
Related Categories: San Francisco | Anti-War
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