October 13th, 2006 07:06 EST
Fallen Soldiers and Gold Star Families
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED
A NATIONAL TEACH-IN EVENT
OCTOBER 28, 2006
SEBASTIAN RIVER HIGH SCHOOL
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,
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.