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FULL SCHEDULE FOR THE PEOPLE'S RESPONSE
The People’s Response to the George W. Bush Library and Policy Institute
Accountability for the past. Democracy for the future.
To remind the public that the truth cannot be buried or changed and that no one is above the law, a demonstration will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 9, outside the Bush book-signing event at Borders Book Store, 10720 Preston Rd., Dallas, TX 75230.
Sunday, November 14
3:00-4:00 p.m. -- Interfaith Service of Lamentation and Hope - McCord Auditorium, SMU
6:00 p.m. -- “The People’s Response” Reception - McCord Auditorium, SMU
6:30-8:00 p.m. -- “Accountability for the Past; Democracy for the Future” -
McCord Auditorium, SMU
Kathy Kelly - Keynote Address
Dr. Robert Jensen - “Projecting Power or Promoting Peace: A Call for Justice, Kindness, Humility”
Monday, November 15
10:30 a.m. -- “The People’s Response” Press Conference & opening of “Eyes Wide Open”
boot display - NW corner of Mockingbird & Airline Rd in front of Ford Stadium, SMU
2:00 p.m. -- Peacemaker Workshop - Venue TBA
Peacekeeper training; sign-making; pre-rally briefing; etc.
6:00 p.m. -- “Symposium on Truth and Democracy” - Speakers and Truth-brary Book-signing
- McCord Auditorium, SMU
Lon Burnam - moderator, David Swanson, Ray McGovern, Ann Wright, Diane Wilson,
“The People’s Response” Truth-brary Books and Book-signing:
Dissent: Voices of Conscience by Ann Wright
An Unreasonable Woman by Diane Wilson
Stop the Next War Now by Medea Benjamin
Becoming a Justice Seeking Congregation by Bill McElvaney
Cowboy Republic: Six Ways the Bush Gang has Defied the Law by Marjorie Cohn
Daybreak by David Swanson
Tuesday, November 16
9:00 a.m. -- “The People’s Response” March & Rally - Meet at DART Mockingbird Station
(NE of Mockingbird and I-75) and march to NW corner of Mockingbird & Airline Rd.
Rich Hancock-moderator, Hadi Jawad, Lon Burnam, Ann Wright, Ray McGovern, Charles Grand, Diane Wilson, Elliott Adams, Medea Benjamin, Debra Sweet
3:00-5:00 p.m. -- “Forum on Torture, Human Rights, and the Law” – Interfaith Peace Chapel
Speakers: Marjorie Cohn, Debra Sweet, Ann Wright
Wednesday, November 17
5:00 p.m. – “Truth & Accountability Teach-In” – University of North Texas, Denton
Ann Wright, Ray McGovern
Other events in DFW area:
Friday, November 13 --3:00-5:00 p.m.
“Jobs Today, Jobs Tomorrow: Moving from a Military to Peacetime Economy,” presented by the North Texas One Nation Working Together Coalition. Speakers are Dr. Lloyd Jeff Dumas, professor of economics at UT-Dallas and an internationally renowned expert on economic conversion and military economies; and Nancy Hall, legislative secretary of the Communication Workers of America (CWA), Local 6215. At Interfaith Peace Chapel, 5910 Cedar Springs Rd., Dallas.
Wednesday, November 17 -- 7:00 p.m.
UNT student led protest “Don’t Pay Bush.” In the midst of budget cuts, the $100,000 George W. Bush is being paid to speak this evening will be taken out of student-paid activities fees. At University of North Texas, Denton.
Thursday, November 18 -- 7:00 p.m.
The Embrey Human Rights Program with the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility presents “Dead Man Walking -- The Journey Continues” with Sr. Helen Prejean. At Prothro Great Hall, Perkins School of Theology, Dallas.