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June 2018

Kit Bakke at the Washington Women’s Foundation

June 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Washington Women’s Foundation, 2100 24th Avenue South #330
Seattle, WA 98144
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After a 1970 protest at Seattle’s downtown federal building turned violent, authorities arrested seven Seattle Liberation Front members–including a University of Washington professor and students. They faced federal conspiracy and intent to riot indictments, but the real issue was Americans’ freedom to organize and protest. Kit Bakke, author of Protest on Trial: The Seattle 7 Conspiracy, will discuss the chaotic trial, surprising tactics used by the FBI and judicial system, what it meant for the young activists, and why it still…

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September 2018

Lauren Danner at Auntie’s Bookstore

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Auntie’s Books, 402 W Main
Spokane, WA 99201
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Come meet Lauren Danner, author of Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park, and discover the story behind Washington’s spectacularly majestic third national park. She chronicles how concern over natural resource agency policies—one favoring tourism development and the other promoting logging in national forests—plus  conservationists’ activism and skillful political compromise, eventually led to its creation 50 years ago in 1968. Lauren Danner

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November 2018

Lauren Danner at Timberland Regional Library

November 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Timberland Regional Library, 313 8th Avenue SE
Olympia, WA 98501-1307
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Come meet Lauren Danner, author of Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park, and discover the story behind Washington’s spectacularly majestic third national park. She chronicles how concern over natural resource agency policies—one favoring tourism development and the other promoting logging in national forests—plus  conservationists’ activism and skillful political compromise, eventually led to its creation 50 years ago in 1968. Lauren Danner

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