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Great interview of me by Basima Farhat at the People Speak Radio: Go here and click on "Listen to the Show."


Maine to Rally for Peace and Justice

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Noted National Activist to Speak in Bangor & Portland David Swanson also to Speak at Nov 6 Peace Rally in Portland

Herb Hoffman, pala at maine.rr.com

National activist, and author, David Swanson will be speaking in Bangor on November 5 and in Portland on November 6.

David Swanson is co-founder of AfterDowningStreet.org, creator of ProsecuteBushCheney.org, the Washington Director of Democrats.com, and a board member of Progressive Democrats for America. He served as press secretary for Dennis Kucinich’s 2004 presidential campaign and has been a leading voice for the prosecution of Bush and Cheney for war crimes.



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David Swanson, co-founder of After Downing Street Coalition and author of “Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union,” will be in the Philadelphia area Tuesday and Wednesday, November 3-4, speaking about his new book. Please share this information widely. Also see www.davidswanson.org/booktour .

FIRST EVENT: Tuesday, November 3 Speaking at the University of the Arts, Terra Hall, 201 S. Broad St. (between Walnut and Locust) at the invitation of Professor Chuck Pennacchio at the following times: 11:30 – 12:50 Room 604 4:00 - 5:30 PM Room 202 This will be open to the University community, but not to the general public.

SECOND EVENT: Tuesday, November 3


Audio: Charlottesville-Right Now: David Swanson

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David Swanson’s new book is Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency . He is an activist, author and speaker. He joins Coy to discuss the Obama administration, health care, and issues of war and peace. Listen to Podcast here.


Daybreak Tour in California November 19-24

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Davis, Nevada City, Fresno, Fair Oaks, Bay Area, Los Angeles, Orange County:

November 19, 2009, Davis, California

David Swanson will discuss and sign his new book "Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union."

6:30 p.m. at the Avid Reader Bookstore 617 2nd Street Davis, CA between "E" and "F" Streets.

Directions: Taking I 80 West, take exit 72B (Richards Blvd/Olive Drive), turn right onto Richards Blvd, turn right onto First Street, turn left onto "F" Street to Second Street.

OR, Taking I 80 East, take exit 72 (Richards Blvd) and pick up First, then "F" Streets as above.

CONTACT THE ORGANIZERS: Mary Zhu zbox at dcn.davis.ca.us

Nancy Price nancytprice at juno.com

November 20, 2009, Nevada City, CA

Doors open at 6:30 pm, program at 7:00 pm, Unitarian Universalists Community of the Mountains, 246 S. Church St. Grass Valley, Nevada City, Calif.

CONTACT THE ORGANIZER: Margaret Joehnck margaretjoehnck at yahoo.com

November 21, 2009, Fresno, CA

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon Unitarian Universalist Church of Fresno 2672 E. Alluvial Ave, Clovis

CONTACT THE ORGANIZER: Dan Yaseen danyaseen at comcast.net 559-251-3361

November 21, 2009, Fair Oaks, CA

in evening at 5:00 p.m. dinner and speaking with Peace Pyramid 6009 Kifisia Way Fair Oaks, CA 95628

CONTACT THE ORGANIZER: Tom King tjking07 at comcast.net

November 22, 2009, Bay Area, CA

* 12:30 p.m. in downtown Walnut Creek

* 3 p.m. at DIESEL, A Bookstore in Oakland 5433 College Ave., Oakland, CA 94618, (510) 653-9965

* Dinner at [time and place TBA]

* 7:30 PM in the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists Hall 1924 Cedar at Bonita, 1 block East of MLK Jr. Way Wheelchair accessible. Donation requested. Co-sponsored by the BFUU Social Justice Committee http://www.bfuu.org

CONTACT THE ORGANIZERS: Cindy Sheehan cindy at cindysheehanssoapbox.com

Susan Harman susanharman1 at gmail.com

Mary Alice O'Connor maryalice at mtdpc.org http://www.mtdpc.org

November 23, 2009, Los Angeles, CA

At St. Bede's Church in Mar Vista at 7:30 p.m. 3590 Grand View Blvd., LA 90066 (Mar Vista)

Sponsored by: CODEPINK: Women for Peace Westside Progressives Winograd for Congress

CONTACT THE EVENT ORGANIZERS: Ilene Proctor proctor at anet dot net

Marcy Winograd Winograd4congress at gmail dot com

November 24, 2009, Orange County, CA

CONTACT THE ORGANIZERS: Pat Alviso & Jeff Merrick Military Families Speak Out Orange County & South Bay Chapter http://www.mfsooc.org http://www.myspace.com/ocmfso 562-833-8035 mfso-oc at earthlink.net


Daybreak Tour in Maine and Massachusetts November 5-7

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Bangor, Portland, and Martha's Vineyard:

November 5, 2009, Bangor, Maine

David Swanson will discuss and sign copies of his new book "Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union."

12:30 p.m. Talk on "Undoing the Imperial Presidency" Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine, Orono, Maine

4:00 p.m. informal meeting with students to discuss philosophy and activism

7:00 p.m. evening talk on "Forming a More Perfect Union: Rights We've Lost and Rights We've Never Had" Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine 170 Park St Bangor, ME

November 6, 2009, Portland, Maine

6:00 p.m. at Longfellow Bookstore 1 Monument Way Portland, Maine 207-775-4045

Contact the Maine organizers:

Jamilla El-Shafei jamillaelshafei at gmail.com

Bruce Gagnon globalnet at mindspring.com

Michael Howard Michael_Howard at umit.maine.edu

November 7, 2009, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts

Contact the Massachusetts organizer:

Bruce Nevin bruce.nevin at gmail dot com


Daybreak Tour in Pennsylvania November 3-4

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Philadelphia, Newtown, and Kutztown:

November 3, 2009, Philadelphia, PA

David Swanson will discuss and sign his new book "Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union."

FIRST EVENT: Speaking at the University of the Arts at the invitation of Professor Chuck Pennacchio at the following times: 10:00 - 11:30 AM 4:00 - 5:30 PM This will be open to the University community, but not to the general public.

SECOND EVENT: In Villanova (western suburb of Philadelphia), speaking at Villanova University at the invitation of Professor Joseph Betz, Department of Philosophy, at the following time: 7:30 - 9:30 PM St. Augustine Center, Room 300, public cordially invited. Click for: Flyer in Word, and Campus Map GIF

THIRD EVENT: On Wednesday morning, November 4, 7:30 AM, speaking on Michael Smerconish's radio talk show from Bala Cynwyd (also a western suburb of Philly).

CONTACT THE ORGANIZER: Jane Dugdale tjdugdale at verizon dot net 610-527-4170

November 4, 2009, Newtown and Kutztown, PA:


At Bucks County Community College, sponsored in cooperation with the Buxmont Coalition for Peace, takes place in the Fireside Lounge, located in the lower level of the Rollins Student Center on the campus at 275 Swamp Rd., Newtown, Pa., 18940. For more information, contact Dr. Christopher Bursk at 215-968-8156. Details.


At the Kutztown University Campus at 7 p.m. Boehm Lecture Hall, Room 145 Kutztown, PA 19530

On the map, it's building 12 and people can park in lots B1 or B2 to the left of the building on this map: PDF.

Kutztown is located on Route 222, halfway between Reading and Allentown. The Kutztown Exit on 222 puts you on Main Street.

CONTACT THE ORGANIZER: Karen Feridun http://www.kutztowndemocrats.org info at kutztowndemocrats dot org


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The People Speak radio show with host Basima Farhat AIRDATE: 10/20/09 8-9 pm ET Guest: DAVID SWANSON, activist/author discusses Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union, a #1 Bestseller on Amazon.com. Details: http://www.ThePeopleSpeakRadio.net

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