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Berkeley, CA: Former CIA Officer and Current Political Activist/Writer Ray McGovern
Date Sunday September 02
Time 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Sunday, September 2 – 7pm
La Pena Cultural Center
3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley
(near the Ashby BART)
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorPenny Rosenwasser
Ray McGovern will be speaking on: Israel & Iran: Facts ≠ Fear


· As an act of conscience, on March 2, 2006 Ray returned the Intelligence Commendation Medallion given him at retirement for “especially meritorious service,” explaining, “I do not want to be associated, however remotely, with an agency engaged in torture.”

· On May 4, 2006, in Atlanta, Ray made national news by confronting Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld on live TV with questions like: “Why did you lie to get us into a war that was not necessary and that has caused these kinds of casualties?”

· See consortiumnews.com for Ray's website writings. He has appeared on Charlie Rose, The Daily Show, The Newshour, CNN, more!

Tickets at the door, $10-$15 sliding scale
Benefit for Clean Water for Children in Gaza

ASL interpreted, wheelchair accessible
Cosponsored by: KPFA, Jewish Voice for Peace, CODE PINK, Bay Area Women in Black, San Francisco Women in Black

For info: 510-548-0542, meca [at] mecaforpeace.org
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