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Paying the Price for Peace Brian Willson Vietnam Vet lost his legs blocking munition train
Date Wednesday September 07
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
Unitarian Church 1187 Franklin St. at Geary
Martin Luther King Room
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorNon-violent resistance for Central America
The UUSF Social Justice Council

presents:

The San Francisco Premier of the documentary:



"Paying The Price For Peace: The Story of Brian Willson"



Wednesday, September 7, 7PM, MLK Room



Brian Willson is the world renowned Vietnam Vet who risked his life and lost his legs while blocking a train loaded with munitions headed for Central America in 1987 at the Concord Naval Weapons Station.



Brian and film director Bo Boudart and David Hartsough will be present at this showing and will participate in Q&A and discussion afterward. The film is also sponsored by Peaceworkers. The film has gotten rave reviews by Martin Sheen, Medea Benjamin, Ann Wright, Daniel Ellsberg, David Swanson and many others.



Suggested donation: $10, sliding scale ~ Wheelchair Accessiblehttp://payingthepriceforpeace.com/

Paying the Price…

Vietnam Veteran S. Brian Willson paid the price for peace by nearly being killed by a military train during a non-violent protest. Since then, he has not stopped calling attention to the US government’s defiance of international law through waging endless illegal wars.

Paying the Price for Peace exposes the truth about the United States’ addiction to war, and the lies it perpetuates in order to wage ongoing violence, through the life and times of Air Force veteran S. Brian Willson and other veterans.

Other peace activists in the film include: Alice Walker, Daniel Ellsberg, Medea Benjamin, David Swanson, Ron Kovic, Bruce Gagnon, Cindy Sheehan, Martin Sheen, Blase Bonpane, Phil Donahue, David Harsough, and others.

To learn more about Brian and his work, please visit Brian’s website at http://www.brianwillson.com/. Brian has also published the book, “Blood on the Tracks: The Life and Times of S. Brian Willson”. For more information visit http://bloodonthetracks.info/
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