Pulitzer Prize Journalist, Chris Hedges Talks Gov’t & Detention | Palo Alto
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First Palo Alto United Methodist Church | 625 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA
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Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges will present a talk on the the indefinite detention provision of the National Defense Authorization Act. Hedges was one of the plaintiffs in a 2012 suite to have that provision held unconstitutional. They won at the district court level, but the ruling was overturned by the appeals court. He is currently a columnist at truthdig.com
Co-Sponsors: Peninsula Peace and Justice Center, California Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. Presented by Mid Peninsula ACLU Chapter
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