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,
    Medea Benjamin

“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

    Closing Remarks

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.




Speaking Events

Jan 19-22: Washington, D.C.: Non-Violent Protest Anti War/Anti Nuke on Inauguration Day and on Facebook

January 29: David Swanson speaking in Arlington, Va.

February David Swanson debating a war supporter in Boston, Mass.

April 7-9: Huntsville, Alabama: 25th Annual Space Organizing Conference & Protest

May or June: UNAC's annual conference in Richmond, Va. April 29: possible multi-issue protest in DC.

August 2-6: Democracy Convention in Minneapolis.

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