Location: IBEW Hall, 23 West 2nd Ave., Columbus, Ohio, map
SCOTT RITTER - Was one of UNSCOM's most senior weapons inspectors in Iraq between 1991 and 1998, after having served for eight years as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. As a Marine, he conducted arms inspections in the former Soviet Union, and provided analysis of Iraq's missile capacity to General Schwarzkopf in the 1991Gulf War. "The important thing to know about Scott Ritter is that he was right." - Seymour Hersh
JEFF COHEN - Worked for MSNBC as an on-air commentator and senior producer of "Donahue" until the show was terminated on the eve of the Iraq war. He founded Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR), co-hosted CNN's "Crossfire," was a weekly panelist on Fox News Channel's "Newswatch," and appeared frequently on many national TV and radio programs, including "The Today Show," "Larry King Live," "The O'Reilly Factor," C-SPAN, and NPR.
Books will be available for purchase and signing by the authors!
The U.S. Tour of Duty is co-sponsored by Fellowship of Reconciliation and Peace Action. The local event is sponsored by Central Ohioans for Peace; Citizens Grassroots Congress, Central Ohio Green Education Fund; Council on American-Islamic Relations, Ohio Chapter; Democratic Socialists of Central Ohio; Progressive Peace Coalition; private donations; and, a generous grant from the Puffin Foundation. See: www.columbuspeacenetwork.org.
Location: IBEW Hall, 23 West 2nd Ave., Columbus, Ohio
Free and open to the public, a free will donation will be requested (suggested donation, $10.00 per person).
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-531-4146.
Central Ohioans for Peace meets Monday nights at 7:00 pm at Columbus Mennonite Church (35 Oakland Park Ave., Columbus OH 43214). The latest information about our upcoming meetings can be found at http://groups.google.com/group/central-ohioans-for-peace