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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
Location Details
Niebyl-Proctor Library
6501 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA

(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.)
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorNiebyl-Proctor Library
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"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! * )
Added to the calendar on Saturday Nov 5th, 2011 5:31 PM

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