Roundtable reminder - April 18|
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Sunday, April 18th, 10:30 to 12:30 - Topic: The Radical Origins of our Right to Speak Against War: The Trial of Eugene V. Debs - U.T. History Professor Ernest Freeberg
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U.T. History Professor Ernest Freeberg discusses the government's attempt to silence war protesters in World War I, and the way citizens organized to protect the right of dissent. Freeberg suggests that our own right to speak against war took shape in this conflict a century ago. He is the author of the highly acclaimed "Democracy's Prisoner: Eugene V. Debs, the Great War, and the Right to Dissent", Harvard Univ. Press (2008).
Location: Cafeteria Annex in the Goins Building, Pellissippi State Technical Community College.
Come early for coffee and to mingle!
Posted by pking
Apr. 18, 2010