Ann Wright is a retired U.S. Army colonel and retired official of the U.S. State Department, who publicly resigned the day the United States invaded Iraq. She has led the peace movement since that day. She is the author, with Susan Dixon, of DISSENT: Voices of Conscience: Government Insiders Speak Out Against the War in Iraq.”
Emma’s Revolution is the duo of award-winning, activist musicians, Pat Humphries & Sandy O.
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You can also catch Ann and the Revolution in person next week in Virginia:
Ann Wright will speak and Emma’s Revolution will play in an event beginning at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at the Albemarle County Office Building, 401 McIntire Rd., Charlottesville, Va. The event is free and sponsored by the Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice, which operates on your generous DONATIONS.
“This illuminating and remarkably impressive book should be leaked into the government. If you’re at all like me, you will have a whole set of new heroes when you finish reading this.” — Daniel Ellsberg, on Ann Wright’s book.
“Pat’s songs will be sung well into the 22nd century.” — Pete Seeger, on Emma’s Revolution.
“Across from the White House, we paused. . . We were arrested several hours later, having sung ‘Peace Salaam Shalom’ and ‘All We Are Saying . . .’ the entire time.” — Alice Walker
More songs and information at: http://www.emmasrevolution.com
And catch Ann Wright and David Swanson on September 23rd in Staunton, Va.
The Augusta Coalition for Peace and Justice and Mary Baldwin College have invited Ann Wright and David Swanson to speak at Mary Baldwin College’s Francis Auditorium at 101 E. Frederick St. at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23.
Swanson is a well-known speaker and writer. He has publicly spoken out against the war in Iraq and the Bush administration’s actions surrounding the Iraq war.
This event is free and open to the public. Copies of Wright’s book will be available for purchase.
For more information on the Staunton event, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org