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ICBM launch - Protest at Vandenberg Air Base

Date:
Friday, February 24, 2012
Time:
5:00 PM - 5:00 AM
Event Type:
Protest
Organizer/Author:
MacGregor Eddy
Email:
Phone:
831 206 5043
Location Details:
The charter bus to the night launch of an ICBM from Vandenberg to Kwajalein atoll in the Marshall Islands leaves West Oakland BART at 5 pm Friday Feb 24, leaves San Jose Amtrak/ Diridon/ Caltrain staion at 6:30, and Salinas Amtrak station at 7:30 to 8 pm.

No one turned away for lack of money, but a $40 donation is requested. The bus will be back at West Oakland BART by 7:30 am (Saturday early, no traffic). To reserve a seat email macgregoreddy [at] gmail.com or call 831 206 5043. Mail check to WILPF Monterey County Branch PO Box 5789 Salinas 93915. (The cost of the bus is reduced by a WILPF mini grant.)

In addition to this short-time protest via the Green Tortoise bus (leave Oakland at 5pm Friday and be back in Oakland by 7:30am Saturday morning), if you want to be there longer, Dan Ellsberg will be doing a presentation in Santa Barbara on Thursday, Feb. 23 and Jim Haber will be coming in from Las Vegas. On Friday, Feb. 24, during the day there's a press conference planned, and then the demonstration at 5 minutes to midnight, that the bus will bring you to.
Added to the calendar on Sun, Feb 12, 2012 12:23PM
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