KFAI is proud to present Jeremy Scahill, regular contributor to the Nation and Democracy Now and author of Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army, at Cowles Auditorium, Friday, May 11, 2007 at 7:30pm. This event is part of the station's Fresh Voices: KFAI Speaks Lecture Series. BUY TICKETS ONLINE
Nation Books describes “Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army” as “the unauthorized story of the epic rise of one of the most powerful and secretive forces to emergefrom the U.S. military-industrial complex. Scahill chronicles both the foreign and domestic reach of Blackwater, from the blood-soaked streets of Iraq...to the chambers of power in Washington where Blackwater executives are welcomed as new heroes in the war on terror...The Bush administration hails Blackwater as a revolution in military affairs; others see its rise as nothing less than a dire threat to American democracy.” View Full Press Release
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Event: Jeremy Scahill, Author of “Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army,” part of KFAI’s “Fresh Voices: KFAI Speaks” Lecture Series.
When: Friday, May 11, 2007 (7:30pm)
Where: Cowles Auditorium, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, 301 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis (West Bank Campus of the U of M)
Price: $15 each, open to the public
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