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Plan Colombia video screening on TUESDAY 6/24

PLAN COLOMBIA: Cashing-in on the Drug-War Failure, a superbly produced in-depth look at US military aid (our tax dollars) "fighting the drug war," yet cocaine imports from Colombia to US have doubled! Reveals who is helped and who is hurt by US policies in Colombia, explores role of US government control of Colombian oil.
Important: New location and new start time!

Tuesday, 6/24 @ 7:30 pm at the Vet's Hall
846 Front St. (Post Room # 23, upstairs)
[This new location is wheelchair accessible.]

Video Screening and discussion:

PLAN COLOMBIA: Cashing-in on the Drug-War Failure, a superbly produced in-depth look at US military aid (our tax dollars) "fighting the drug war," yet cocaine imports from Colombia to US have doubled! Reveals who is helped and who is hurt by US policies in Colombia, explores role of US government control of Colombian oil. Interviews with Noam Chomsky, Paul Wellstone, John Conyers, Jim McGovern, Ingrid Bettancourt, Colombian farmers, and FARC guerillas. Produced by the same French team which made the excellent "Hidden Wars of Desert Storm". Duration: 57 minutes. Ed Asner narrates.

Discussion afterwards led by David Sweet, lifetime activist and local resident; 30 years UCSC Professor of Latin American, World, and Southeast Asian History; experienced working in Colombia with rural community development program in '60s; member ACLU, Death Penalty Focus, Resource Center for Nonviolence; co-founder Witness for Peace; (web)editor of Monterey Bay Educators Against War (www.mbeaw.org).

Tuesday, 6/24 @ 7:30 pm at the Vet's Hall
846 Front St. (Post Room # 23, upstairs)

Donation requested. No one turned away for lack of funds.

[Improvements with the new venue will be the use of a projector, screen and sound system, replacing tv/vcr, as well as wheelchair accessibility.]

For more info, call Tim or Mish at 831-768-9608.

Santa Cruz Peace Coalition
scpc (at) onebox.com - email
831-423-1626, ext. 308
 
 


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Re: Plan Columbia video screening on Thursday 6/24

Event is on TUESDAY 6-24 not Thursday might want to correct annaouncement...
 

Re: Plan Colombia video screening on THURSDAY 6/24

The change (THURSDAY) has been made. Thanks for bringing that to our attention!!
 

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