Remembering Past Wars . . . and Preventing the Next — San Francisco Event May 25

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Remembering Past Wars . . . and Preventing the Next

A century since World War I and a half-century since the Vietnam War, a group of authors will discuss new lessons learned and new activism underway.​

World War I was advertised as a war to end all wars. Big nations have been trying to use war to end war for a century now with little success. When Martin Luther King Jr. spoke against the U.S. war in Vietnam, he proposed ending the institution of war, not mending it. Has the time come at last to end all war?

6-8 p.m. May 25, 2017, Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102

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Speakers:

Jackie Cabasso, executive director of Western States Legal Foundation, North American Coordinator of Mayors for Peace, co-chair of United for Peace and Justice.

Daniel Ellsberg, Pentagon Papers whistleblower, lecturer, writer, activist, recipient of the Right Livelihood Award, author of books including Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers.

David Hartsough, activist, co-founder of World Beyond War, author of Waging Peace: Global Adventures of a Lifelong Activist.

Adam Hochschild, author of books including To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918.

Plus spirited music by the ReSisters.

Sponsored by World Beyond War, and Center on Conscience and War, with thanks to San Francisco Public Library.

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Flyer PDF.

Alternative Flyer PDF.

Website: http://worldbeyondwar.org/100SF

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3 Comments

  1. Joan Goddard (live in San Jose area = 50 miles from SF) says:

    Will this be recorded and shared?? I certainly hope so! Would have been nice to learn about it before the day before!

    Lots of people who live even farther from SF than I do would be glad to have a chance to hear the speakers.

    Thank you!

    • Yes it will. It’s been posted here and broadcast everywhere possible including to everyone on our email list within 100 miles for months. Most things most people will never hear about. It’s just a law of activism. It should never be taken to mean that the organizers haven’t been screaming at the top of our lungs about it 🙂

    • You did not open the emails about this on May 10 and April 18, but they were there to open.

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