[act-ma] 8/14 JOHN MCGRATH - "Walpole Prisoner 1973 Seizure of Power"
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Wed Aug 10 12:01:48 PDT 2011
THE COMMUNITY CHURCH OF BOSTON SUMMER SPEAKERS & COMMUNITY DISCUSSION
SERIES: "3000 Years and Life: Walpole Prisoner 1973 Seizure of Power"
On August 14th, CCB will be hosting the SIXTH event in a summer series of
weekly topical discussions.
We will gather at 11:30am, to share brunch. The speakers will begin
presenting on our chosen topic of interest at 12:15pm. Q & A and community
discussion will follow. CCB members, friends, and anyone interested, are
welcome to all of these summer events.
Our Sixth topic in this weekly summer series will be a film showing and
discussion, led by John McGrath: "3000 Years and Life: Walpole Prisoner 1973
Seizure of Power".
During one three month period, in the spring of 1973, the maximum security
prison at Walpole, Massachusetts was the scene of an unprecedented seizure
of power that shook the Massachusetts criminal justice system to its core.
The prisoners organized and ran the prison-the school, the shops, the
kitchen, the hospital, the internal security-while the striking guards
manned only the outside walls. This documentary takes you inside Walpole, to
see and hear the story from the prisoners themselves.
Please bring a wholesome, nutritious, savory something to contribute to our
brunch table. Coffee Tea & Juice will be provided.
If you have any questions, please contact: MARY LYNN CRAMER,
mllynn2 at yahoo.com, or JOHN MACLEOD, jmacleod200 at yahoo.com, or David Broeg,
drrgbroeg at hotmail.com .
The Community Church is located at 565 Boylston Street in Copley Square,
between Dartmouth and Clarendon Streets.
Parking is available on Sunday mornings at the Back Bay Garage (entrances on
Clarendon Street or St. James Ave.). We do not provide a sticker for
discounted parking during the summer series; therefore, you would have to
pay the regular fee (around $20 for three hours).
However, public transportation is dependable and you can take the Green line
to Copley or take the Orangeline to Back Bay station. Community Church is a
2-minute walk from either station.
A PEACE AND JUSTICE CONGREGATION SINCE 1920
The Community Church of Boston is a free community united for the study and
practice of universal religion, seeking to apply ethical ideals to
individual life and the democratic and cooperative principle to all forms of
social and economic life.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT US:
Community Church of Boston
565 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
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