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Brandywine Peace Community Monthly Potluck Supper & Program - Showing of Why We Fight, Sun., Jan. 10, 4:30p.m.
begins: Jan 10, 4:30 pm
ends: Jan 10, 7:00 pm
location: University Lutheran Church, 3637 Chestnut Street, Phila., PA (corner of 37th & Chestnut in the University City section of West Phila.)
Sun., January 10, 2010 - Brandywine Peace Community Monthly Potluck Supper and Program, University Lutheran Church, 3637 Chestnut Street, Phila., PA - Why We Fight, large screen showing of the award winning documentary film as we approach the fifth anniversary of its release and the 49th anniversary of President Dwight Eisenhower's farewell address on January 17, 1961, in which he warned of the "disastrous rise of misplaced power" that is the military-industrial complex.
Why We Fight, (2005, PG-13), directed by Eugene Jarecki, is a documentary film about the U.S. military-industrial complex during the past half century and its role in fueling wars to maintain U.S. dominance around the world and prospering the weapons manufacturers like Lockheed Martin and Boeing. Among those interviewed are political scientist and former-CIA analyst and author Chalmers Johnson, writer Gore Vidal, and public policy expert Joseph Cirincione.
Plan to attend the area's longest running on-going program for peace and justice, the Brandywine Peace Community Monthly Supper/Program, now in its 3rd decade. The potluck supper and programs are held 2nd Sunday of the month (except August), 4:30PM, at the University Lutheran Church, 3637 Chestnut Street, Phila., PA (bring main dish, salad, or dessert to share). Programs begin at 5:30 p.m.
More visit www.brandywinepeace.com or call 610.544-1818.
Brandywine Peace Community
P.O. Box 81, Swarthmore, PA 19081 (610) 544-1818