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John "Tito" Gerassi Talking WIth Sartre
Date Saturday January 23
Time 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location Details
The Green Arcade
1680 Market St
San Francisco CA 94102
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorPatrick Marks
Emailpatrick [at]
Phone415 431 6800
Address1680 Market St San Francisco CA 94102
What would it be like to be privy to the mind of one of the twentieth century’s greatest thinkers? Activist John Gerassi had just this opportunity; as a child, his mother and father were very close friends with Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, and the couple became for him like surrogate parents. Activist, journalist, and educator Gerassi talks with Sartre about the history of the revolutionary movements of the mid-20th century, what it means to be a writer, and his perspectives on the Spanish Civil War, World War II, and the disintegration of colonialism.
Added to the calendar on Friday Jan 22nd, 2010 12:50 PM

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