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Thursday, October 12, 2006

October 13-16 Weekend Plans

The plans below are partial. Please check daily for updates.

We should do a "two-for-one" promotion of last week's issue (Bush and Hitler: The Chilling Parallels) and the current one, along with subscription cards for everyone. Last week's was such a great intro to Bob Avakian and his writings. We should really keep getting it out in quantity and max out over the weekend.


6-8 PM – Rally and Tribute in Harlem in Support of Lynne Stewart. St. Ambrose Episcopal Church, 9 West 130th Street, between 5th Avenue and Lenox Avenue. Speakers include Attorney Michael Tarif Warren, Attorney Roger Wareham, Elombe Brath,. Camille Yarbrough, Playthel Benjamin, Herman Ferguson, Father Luis Barrios, Viola Plummer, Rosa Clemente, Larry Holmes, Dr. Andree-Nicola McLaughlin, Dr. Sam Anderson, Willie Camacaro, Mae Jackson, Poet George Edward Tait, Louis Ryees Rivera, Nellie Hester Bailey, etc.


1-4 PM - Strand - Hang out with authors on the CSPAN2/BookTV Bus parked at Strand main store, Broadway/11th Street. 1:00AM - 04:00PM - Meet authors Mark Halperin(at 11:30), Jim Powell (at 12:30), David Cannadine (at 1:00), Katha Pollit (at 1:30), Robin Morgan (at 2:30) and Elizabeth Holtzman (at 3:30) who will be signing copies of their books on the bus.


Bryant Park “The Great Read”
11:15 – Noon - New York Times Op-Ed Panel: The Art of Being Opinionated, Green Tent, Panelists: Carolyn Curiel, Frank Rich and Carla Robbins, moderated by Andrew Rosenthal, New York Times Deputy Editorial Page Editor.
5 – 5:45 p.m. - Religion: A Crisis of Faith, Yellow Tent, Panelists: Bart D. Ehrman, Chris Hedges, Herbert Krosney, Suzanne Oliver, Ranya Idilby and Priscilla Warner. Moderated by Laurie Goodstein, national religion correspondent for The New York Times. The war on terror has become a debate waged on religious terms. These esteemed authors explore the roots of religion-fueled political conflicts, and discuss the role faith has played in wars from past to present.

4-7 PM - Rally for defense of Lynne Stewart. Riverside Church, South Hall, A spirited and inspirational rally is being planned by the Lynne Stewart Defense Committee.


9:30 AM. Lynne Stewart’s Sentencing. US District Court, 500 Pearl Street, Judge Koeltl’s Courtroom. From the Lynn Stewart Defense Committee – ‘Cme to court to show your support fro Lynne. The government wants to sentence Lynne Stewart to 30 years in prison! To punish her for doing her job and to instill fear in the criminal defense bar!”

7:00 PM (doors open 6:30) - Seymour Hersh and Scott Ritter at the New York Society for Ethical Culture (Concert Hall). Join former UN Special Commission weapons inspector Scott Ritter, author of Iraq Confidential and Target Iran (Nation Books) and Pulitzer Prize-winning New Yorker journalist Seymour Hersh, for a discussion on the Bush administration’s secret plans for the next front in the War on Terror. Find out why Ritter–an early and outspoken critic of the war in Iraq–believes that in the case of Iran, “we are seeing history repeat itself." A book signing with Ritter and Hersh will follow the event. Admission: free. Suggested donation: $15. Cosponsored by The New York Society for Ethical Culture,, and the Public Concern Foundation.


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