KPFA and City Lights Books present “Whistleblower at the C.I.A. “by Mel Goodman and talking with Daniel Ellsburg, hosted by Dennis Bernstein.
Wednesday, June 21st at 7:30pm
First Presbyterian Church
2407 Dana, Berkeley, CA.
Advance Tickets $12
Purchase in advance at brownpapertickets.com, Pegasus Books (3 locations), Books Inc. (Berkeley), Moe’s, Mrs Dalloway’s, Diesel a Bookstore, Walden Pond Bookstore
Ticket $15 at door
This is a KFPA benefit info at https://kpfa.org/event/melvin-goodman-daniel-ellsberg/
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