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Amy Goodman at the Catonsville 9 50th Anniversary Commemoration

Catonsville, MD

May 05, 2018 | Saturday | 10:30 am

Catonsville Presbyterian Church

1400 Frederick Rd.
Catonsville, MD 21228 ( see map )
Amy Goodman will deliver the keynote address on Saturday, May 5th at 10:30 am at the 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Catonsville Nine action protesting the Vietnam War.

She will also participate in two panel discussions:

  • 1:00 pm: Panel discussion with Amy Goodman, Frank Cordaro, Col. Ann Wright, Bruce Goldfarb, Kathy Kelly, Hillel Arnold & Frida Berrigan.
  • 3:15 pm: Amy Goodman moderates a panel with Margarita Melville, Frida Berrigan, Dave Eberhardt, Bob Graff, Keith Forsythe & Willa Bickham.

About the Catonsville Nine
The Catonsville Nine were nine Catholic activists who burned draft files to protest the Vietnam War. On May 17, 1968, they went to the draft board in Catonsville, Maryland, took 378 draft files, brought them to the parking lot in wire baskets, dumped them out, poured over them home-made napalm (an incendiary used extensively by the US military in Vietnam), and set them on fire. Then they sang, prayed, spoke with reporters and waited to be arrested by the Baltimore County police.

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Amy Goodman is the host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 1,400 public television and radio stations worldwide.

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard honored Goodman with the 2014 I.F. Stone Medal for Journalistic Independence Lifetime Achievement Award....