[act-ma] 10/26/13 7 PM Doing Time for Peace - Rosalie Riegle Reading
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Wed Oct 16 09:26:11 PDT 2013
United for Justice with Peace Coalition cordially invites you to
Two Evenings with Peace Activist Women Writers
Rosalie Riegle and Louise Bruyn read from recently published books!
Both events take place for free at Cambridge Friends, 5 Longfellow Park
(off Brattle Street) Harvard Square, Cambridge.
Saturday October 26, from 7-9 pm with Rosalie Riegle - Doing Time for
Peace: Resistance, Family and Community and Crossing the Line: Nonviolent
Resisters Speak Out for Peace. These two books are oral histories from the
Plowshares movement including the Berrigans, Sisters Carol Gilbert and
Ardeth Platte as well as New England's own Frances Crowe and Hattie Nestel.
Rosalie Riegle is Professor Emerita in English at Saginaw Valley State
University, Michigan. She is a member of the National Committee of the War
Resisters League, coordinated six nonviolence trainings leading up to the
NATO protests in Chicago in 2012 and has been arrested herself at Creech
AFB for protesting drones.
Thursday, November 7 from 7-9 pm with Louise Bruyn - She Walked For All Of
Us One Woman's 1971 Protest Against an Illegal War, recounts the 45 day
walk by Louise Bruyn from Newton, Mass. to Washington, DC to tell then
President Nixon to end the Vietnam War. Bruyn also looks back at those
years from today, at her present 83 years.
Louise Bruyn is a long time peace and environmental activist from Eastern
Chris Nauman provides peace-themed music on Nov. 7.
Book signings follow readings.
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