FAMED ACTIVIST ELLSBERG TO TALK ON WAR MARCH 30 IN SF
Observing the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war,
the country's best-known whistle-blower, Daniel
Ellsberg, will address a public luncheon meeting at
the First Unitarian Universalist Church, Franklin and
Geary Streets, San Francisco, on Sunday, March 30.
This monthly forum of the church's World Community
Advocates is cosponsored by the San Francisco-based
War and Law League -- celebrating its tenth birthday.
After an optional noon luncheon (for a modest charge),
the talk starts about 12:45 (admission free).
Questions follow. Then WALL holds a short business
Best known for releasing the Pentagon Papers to try
to end the Vietnam War and for bringing on a chain of
events that toppled President Richard Nixon, Ellsberg
is the author of the best-selling book Secrets: A
Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers.
Ellsberg was a marine, a RAND analyst, and an
official in the Defense and State Departments. He set
up the Truth-Telling Project and Ellsberg Fund for
Truth Telling (2004-2005) to encourage whistle-blowers
to disclose official lies and cover-ups. He has won
international awards for his antiwar work and is
writing a book about nuclear perils.