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Tuesday, November 05, 2013

[haw-info] HAW Notes 11/5/13: Read-In broadcast tonight; G. W. Bush Presidential Conference; "Unmanned," film on drones; Links to recent articles of interest

1. The Howard Zinn Read-In at Purdue University this evening, 6;00 - 9:00 Eastern time, will be broadcast live on-line at the following website: www.wearemany.org

2.  The following information is from Hofstra University historian Carolyn (Rusti) Eisenberg:

Call for Papers: George W. Bush Presidential Conference


In March 2015, Hofstra University will be hosting the George W. Bush Presidential Conference which will feature public officials, journalists and (hopefully) activists from that time. Scholars are invited to make proposals for papers. 500-word proposals are due on January 8, 2014.


For more information, See


I'm sure there are many folks on this list who have valuable insights about this Presidency. Please consider submitting a paper proposal.


For further questions, you can contact Carolyn Eisenberg at Carolyn.Eisenberg@hofstra.edu

3.  Robert Greenwald's new feature-length film, Unmanned: America's Drone Wars, can be streamed for free. Information is at http://www.warcosts.com/drones_partner, or see David Swanson's review at http://warisacrime,org/content/unmanned.

4.  Links to Recent Articles of Interest

By Lloyd C. Gardner, History News Network, posted November 4
The author teaches history at Rutgers University

By John Prados, History News Network, posted November 4

By Immanuel Wallerstein, Information Clearing House, posted November 3

By James Loewen, History News Network, posted November 3

By Jeremy Scahill, TomDispatch.com, posted October 29

By Valerie Weiskamp, Bag News, posted October 29

"Doughboys and Dumb Things Humans Have Done"
By David Swanson, WarIsACrime.org, posted October 29

By Jonathan Wiener, Los Angeles Review of Books, posted October 29
The author teaches history at the University of California, Riverside

By Stephen Zunes, Truthout.org, posted October 25

By Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick, USA Today, posted October 23
Peter Kuznick teaches history at American University

Thanks for Steve Gosch and Rosalyn Baxandall for suggesting articles included in the above list. Suggestions can be sent to jimobrien48@gmail.com.


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