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OAKLAND– Shaping San Francisco Public Talk: 50th Anniversary of the Stop the Draft Week Protests
October 18, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pmFree
OAKLAND–Join the California Historical Society, Shaping San Francisco, and the Oakland Public Library, Main Branch, for a panel discussion that explores the intentions, planning, and outcomes of the historic October 1967 protests against the United States draft and the Vietnam War in general. Hear from organizers, including members of the “Oakland Seven,” who were tried for conspiracy and found not guilty by an Oakland jury, and from historians and others who will share context and stories of that era. With Frank Bardacke, Karen Jo Koonan, and Charles Wollenberg, and Chris Carlsson moderating. Event at the Oakland Public Library Main Branch, 125 14th Street, Oakland, CA 94612 Photo: Oakland 7 waiting for verdict in Oakland, 1968. SHAPING SAN FRANCISCO FREE PUBLIC TALKS is supported by a California Humanities’ Humanities for All Quick Grant. To learn more about Humanities for All Quick Grants, please visit our webpage here.