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Remembering Past Wars & Preventing The Next | SF Main Library

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
San Francisco Main Public Library | 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102



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

Speakers will include:

  • Jackie Cabasso, executive director of the Western States Legal Foundation and co-chair of United for Peace and Justice;
  • Daniel Ellsberg, Pentagon Papers whistleblower, lecturer, writer, activist, recipient of the Right Livelihood Award, and author of books including Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers;
  • David Hartsough, activist, co-founder of World Beyond War, and 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.

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE

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Address: 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102

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