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Heart to Heart with Col. Ann Wright on Iraq-Gaza-Afghanistan-Iran
Date Friday February 13
Time 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Veterans' Hall
846 Front St. Santa Cruz
Event Type Other
Organizer/Author
Heart to Heart Conversations
IRAQ-GAZA-AFGHANISTAN-IRAN
Abandoning War: A people's agenda
February 13th, Friday - 7:30pm
Veterans' Hall
846 Front St. Santa Cruz
Main floor-Grand Ballroom
$5- $10 sliding scale
(no one excluded for lack of funds)

This evening's Heart to Heart with Col.Wright is sponsored by:
IRAQ VETERANS AGAINST THE WAR-CHAPTER 44, Santa Cruz


Col. Ann Wright
Given the US State Department's Award for Heroism for her actions in evacuating civilians from civil war in Sierra Leon, Col. Wright put her career on the line when, on March 19, 2003, she resigned her State Department post in protest of the Bush Administration's planned invasion of Iraq. Since then she has picketed at Guantanamo, served on the international impeachment commission, and has been arrested numerous times for non-violent protest of the Bush administration's policies.
Recently she co-authored a book that, according to Daniel Ellsberg "should be leaked into the government." Dissent: Voices of Conscience brings us the words of government insiders who have spoken out against the War in Iraq. As Howard Zinn notes "it takes a special courage for men and women inside the government to speak out." Ann Wright has this special courage.
Col. Wright's website is http://www.voicesofconscience.com
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Feb 4th, 2009 10:28 PM

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