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Published:October 13th, 2006 07:06 EST
Fallen Soldiers and Gold Star Families

Fallen Soldiers and Gold Star Families

By SOP newswire

A local group, the Ad Hoc Committee to Honor Fallen Soldiers and Gold Star Families, is proud to participate with an urgent call for Nationwide Teach-Ins by Historians Against the War, an American led group of 2033 teachers, scholars, and historians, who have offered their expertise in history to lead teach-ins and discussion groups during the past three years all over the U.S.

To facilitate a local Teach-In, the Ad Hoc Committee has invited William Marina, FAU professor emeritus and  co- author of two books currently in print:  Rendezvous with Greatness: The 75th  Anniversary of the University of Miami, 1926-2001, and A History of Florida, 3rd Edition.  He is the founder of an educational foundation building a community center in Jamaica and facilitating the education of people in sustainable lifestyles in the U.S. and less developed countries

As an outstanding faculty member for Broward campus in 2000-01, for Florida Atlantic University, Dr. Bill Marina, Fulbright Scholar in 1988 working in Korea and Taiwan, he also worked for The Templeton Foundation's International Freedom Project.  Marina served as Senior Economist with the Joint Economic Committee of the Congress in 1981.  Knowledgeable about the American Revolution, Egalitarianism and Empire, Black Education in Florida, Weapons, Technology and Legitimacy, Marina has written or contributed to articles and papers on all these subjects.

His topic for this Teach-In will be "America Confronts a Revolutionary World: George W. Bush's List of Evil Doers--It keeps growing since 9/11, Doesn't It?--a lively talk about the history of the Middle East, the current war in Iraq, and its effects for us, short and long term.  Questions and answers will be taken after the lecture.  It will be held at Sebastian River High School on October 28, 2006 at 3:00. (At this time the dining hall will be used)  The lecture is free and sponsors are sought to facilitate the expenses incurred.  You may e-mail for sponsorship or questions to irvigil@bellsouth.net

 

YOU  ARE CORDIALLY  INVITED

                                                        TO ATTEND

                                   A   NATIONAL  TEACH-IN  EVENT

                                                  OCTOBER 28, 2006

                                                        3:00   P.M.

                                   SEBASTIAN RIVER HIGH SCHOOL

                                                    Dining Hall

                                              STATE ROUTE  510

                                              VERO BEACH, FL

                             

SUBJECT:   AMERICA IN A TERRORIST WORLD

                     "AMERICA CONFRONTS A REVOLUTIONARY WORLD"

                      - or -  George W. Bush's List of Evil Doers--It keeps growing since 9/11,

                                                                       Doesn't It?

                     A LIVELY TALK ABOUT THE MIDDLE EAST, THE CURRENT

                     WAR IN IRAQ,  ITS EFFECTS FOR US, SHORT AND LONG TERM

                                       Q   &   A  TO FOLLOW THE LECTURE

SPEAKER:  WILLIAM MARINA, AUTHOR, FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR, SENIOR ECONOMIST WITH THE JOINT ECONOMIC COMMITTEE OF THE CONGRESS (1981), PROFESSOR OF HISTORY (RETIRED) WITH FLORIDA  ATLANTIC

UNIVERSITY------Member of Historians Against the War (one of 2033 members)

PRESENTED BY:  AD HOC COMMITTEE TO HONOR FALLEN SOLDIERS

                                 AND GOLD STAR FAMILIES

THE LECTURE IS FREE TO ALL--------SPONSORS, HOWEVER ARE SOUGHT

AND ENCOURAGED TO FACILITATE COSTS WITH THE EVENT.

CONTACT:  IRVIGIL@BELLSOUTH.NET