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RootsAction Education Fund is proud to forward you this notice of an important event happening online for seven hours this coming Sunday. Three RootsAction Education Fund leaders, Jeff Cohen, Norman Solomon, and David Swanson will be part of it (see below at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Pacific). _________________________________________

Witness For Peace Southwest, CODEPINK & Addicted To War Invite You To Join:

THE COLD WAR TRUTH COMMISSION: A Day of Education, Testimonials & Action

Come Spend The Day With Us While We Put: "THE COLD WAR ON TRIAL"

Sunday, March 21st - 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. Pacific / 4:00 to 11:00 p.m. Eastern

FREE EVENT ON ZOOM

Register Here: https://www.codepink.org/03212021

SCHEDULE:

1:00 PM Pacific


Blase Bonpane The Cold War Written

Ramsey Clark, "Plutocracy: Wealth Runs This Country" Film clip

Jim Lafferty, "Why We Need This Truth Commission to Expose 'Cold War' Lies" Live

Peter Kuznick, "Henry Wallace and the Cold War's beginning" Live w/ Oliver Stone FILM CLIP: The Untold History of the United States

Daniel Ellsberg, "The Role of the Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex in Starting and Maintaining the Cold War" Live

FDR Reading, "Excerpt From 'The Second Bill of Rights' State of the Union Speech 1944" Written


Approx. 2:00 PM PDT

Rossana Cambron, "Anti-Communism As a Weapon Against Progress" Live

Gerald Horne, "The U.S. Cold War As a Self-Inflicted Wound" Written

Carolfrances Likens, "The Red-baiting of Abolitionists in 1850!" Taped

Rick Fellows, "The Pro-Fascist Nature of U.S. Anti-Communism" Live

Mike Feinstein, "Is the Fear of "Communists" a Big Deal in Europe? A Green's Perspective" Live

Jeremy Kuzmarov, "A Sequence of Lies, The U.S Cold War, and Today" Live


Approx. 3:00 PM PDT

Michael Novick, "The White Supremacist Nature of The U.S. Cold War" Live

Alice Slater, "Historical and Current U.S. Cold War Against Russia" Live

Norman Solomon, "Why So Many Progressives Bought Into the 'Russiagate' Frenzy" Live

MUSIC VIDEO: Gil Scott Heron: Work For Peace (Military & The Monetary)


Part II The Domestic U.S. Cold War

Mumia Abul-Jamal & Stephen Vittoria "Citizens' Commission to Investigate the FBI" Written

Julia Scoville, "McCarthyism, Employment Fears, and the Vilification of Solidarity" Taped

Susan Gossman, "What HUAC Did to My Father" Taped

Gregory Godels, "McCarthyism's Effect on American workers. Case Study: Pittsburgh, PA" Live

Richard Moser, "How The American People Lost The Cold War: U.S. Empire and the Decline of American Democracy" Taped

Mickey Huff, "Censoring of The Truth During The U.S. Cold War to Today" Live


Approx. 4:00 PM PDT

Chris Venn, "The Housing Crisis, Land Accumulation and Cold War Ideology" Live

Carley Towne, "The Cost of U.S. Militarism in The U.S. Cold War to Today" Live

Bruce Gagnon, "Weaponizing Space in The U.S. Cold War to Today" Live

David Vine, "There Was Nothing 'COLD' About The Cold War" Live

Kathy Kelly, "War Resistance In the 1980's As Foundation for 1991 Iraq War Resistance" Live

David Swanson, "Combatting The Lies of The U.S. Cold War Today" Live

Jeff Cohen, "U.S. News Media: The Enduring Cold War Legacy" Live

Ed Rampell, "HUAC, the Hollywood Blacklist and McCarthyism: Cold War Cancel Culture" Taped

Peter McLaren, "The U.S. Cold War Against Liberation Theology and Ascendance Of The Religious Right" Live


Approx. 5:00 PM PDT

Rev. Steve Wilson, "The Red-Baiting of Progressive Religious Values In the U.S. Cold War" Live

John Hankey, "The U.S. Cold War and The Murder of 'Communal' Values" Taped

Gerry Condon, "Resist War! A Message to Today's Youth" Live

YOUTH VOICES

Emily Dorrel Tic Toc Video: A Warning on American Hypocrisy

Mary Miller "My Generation"

Alma Bruhnke, "The Pledge of Allegiance, 'God' and The U.S. Cold War"

Open Mic for Youth 2-minute Testimonies

Marcy Winograd, "The Cold War in the U.S. Classroom" Taped


Approx. 6:00 PM PDT

Eric Mann, "Combatting Anti-Communism in The 1960's" Live

Carl Boggs, "The Environmental Catastrophe of Militarism and The U.S. Cold War" Live

MUSIC VIDEO: Sara Thomsen: Is it for Freedom?


Part III The U.S. Global Cold War, Then and Now

Roy Bourgeois, "School of Assassins: Resistance to Cold War Training at Fort. Benning, GA" Film Clip

Barbara Trent, "Cover-Up: Behind The Iran-Contra Affair" and "The Panama Deception" Film Links

Medea Benjamin, "The U.S. Cold War vs. African Liberation Struggles" Live

Danny Sjursen, Ret. Maj. Army "Cold War In The Heartland: Patriotic Dissent In The Cold War" Live


Approx. 7:00 PM PDT

Nuri Ronaghy, "Origins of U.S.-Iranian Tension: The 1953 CIA-Orchestrated Coup Against Iran" Live

Peter Phillips, "The NSA and CIA Protects Concentrated Global Capitalism" Live

Gail Walker, "Lucius Walker: The Legacy of a Visionary Pastor for Peace" Live

Matthew Hoh, "Afghanistan as a Pawn in the U.S. Cold War" Live

Ann Wright, "Inside and Outside the Military Industrial Complex" Live

Jodie Evans, "Historical and Current U.S. Cold War Against China" Live


Approx. 8:00 PM PDT

John Parker, "The Cold War and Continued Conflict With Syria" Live

Miguel Angel, "The Ongoing U.S. Cold War Against Honduras: Perspective From An Exile" Live

Alicia Rivera, "The U.S. Cold War Against El Salvador and Its Aftermath" Live

Alicia Jrapko, "The Dirty War in Argentina, Operation Condor and the U.S. Cold War" Written

S. Brian Willson, "U.S. Involvement in Creating and Sustaining the Cold War Against Korea" Written

Joel Andreas, "The Rise of Aerial Bombardment Throughout the Cold War" Taped

Nadya Williams, "CIA Intrigue, the 1965 Coup Against Indonesia and Its Aftermath" Taped

Closing Remarks by Rachel Bruhnke, Witness For Peace Southwest and Frank Dorrel, Addicted To War

Endorsed by: CODEPINK, WORLD BEYOND WAR, ROOTSACTION, KPFK 90.7 FM Radio, Veterans For Peace, CovertAction Magazine, Media Freedom Foundation, Project Censored, PeaceWorkers, Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power In Space, School of The Americas Watch, Harriet Tubman Center For Social Justice, Anti-Racist Action, COVID-19 Global Solidarity Coalition and ADDICTED To WAR
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-- The RootsAction Education Fund Team

RootsActionEducationFund.org

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