whistleblower book tour

University Book Store, Seattle

PROGRAM: The event should run 60 minutes start-to-finish including 35-45 minute author talk and audience Q&A. Book signing follows. This event is an in conversation with Terry Tazioli. Book Title: Whistleblower at the CIA Author: Melvin Goodman Publisher: City Lights Publishing About the Book Melvin Goodman’s long career as a respected intelligence analyst at the…

CIA Whistleblower Talk Sponsored by FLVCS

Thursday, March 8, 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center (525 Kumquat Court) Buy Tickets Here: https://squareup.com/store/peace-education-and-action-center/ (Click Link then when it opens scroll down to Mel Goodman Event) Tickets: $15 adv/$20 door Chef Richard’s Kumquat Kitchen will be open. Melvin A. Goodman was a soviet analyst at the CIA…

Columbia, MD: Oakland Mills High School

Sunday Feb. 4, 2018 9.15 am Talk at the Oakland Mills High School (cafeteria) located at 9410 Kilimanjaro Road, Columbia, Maryland 21045. 

Chicago, IL: Seminary Co-op

Monday, January 8, 2018, 6pm Chicago, IL: Seminary Co-op In conversation with . . . Blog feature “Critical Reading” to do 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave. Chicago, IL 60637 773.752.4381 Contact: Alexandra Houston  alex@semcoop.com

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