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|"Oakland's General Strikes, 1946 and 2011", a comparison -- Sun morning NPL lecture & disc|
|Date||Sunday November 06|
|Time||10:30 AM - 12:30 PM|
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6501 Telegraph Ave.
(In north Oakland, just 1 block north of the intersection of Telegraph & Alcatraz, at Telegraph & 65th St.; a few blocks from Ashby BART; or on the AC Transit # 40 bus line; or a few blocks from the #51 bus line down College Avenue, stopping at Alcatraz; or from Hwy 24, east-/west-bound, take the Telegraph Ave exit; plenty of nearby street parking available.)
"Oakland's General Strikes, 1946 and 2011", a comparison
-- Sunday morning Niebyl-Proctor Library lecture & discussion event, 10:30am
Historian LAURENCE H. SHOUP will offer a short presentation on the history of the 1946 Oakland General Strike, then will compare and contrast it with the November 2, 2011 Oakland General Strike.
This will be followed by general discussion on the significance of each, stressing the November 2nd event which most people present will likely have an eyewitness opinion about.
Generous Q&A/discussion to follow.
Free and open to the public.
( * Don't forget to set your clocks back 1hr Sunday morning at 2:AM! * )