Coming Events:

Peace Vigil each Monday, 5 - 6 PM at the Four Corners,intersection of Kenwood and Delaware Aves. in Delmar. Bring your sign or use one of ours. Stay for a few minutes or an hour. Let's stand together for peace.  (518) 466-1192 for further information.  


Untold_History
Thursday, August 2, 7:00 - 9:00 pm,  Bethlehem Public Library, 451 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, NY. Film:  The Bomb .
 "Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States: The Bomb" (58 minutes, 2012 ) was created and directed by  Oliver Stone with historian Peter J. Kuznick. "The Bomb" examines the mythology promoted by the U.S government about the atomic bombing of Japan and how the blasts sowed the seeds of mistrust in the Soviet Union. This is the 3rd episode in a series of twelve, about the reasons behind the Cold War, the decision to drop the atomic bombs, and changes in America's global role since the fall of Communism. Sponsored by Bethlehem Neighbors for Peace.  Information: 518-466-1192.

Hiroshima
Monday, August 6, 11:00 AM,Townsend Park, Albany, NY. (Henry Johnson Blvd. & Central Ave.) Reading of John Hersey’s “Hiroshima”
The event is free and open to the public and the public is encouraged to join in the reading.  Those interested in reading can sign up to participate when they arrive.  Please bring folding chairs.  Rain site is the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany.

On August 6, 1945 the United States of America used the atomic bomb for the first time to destroy the city of Hiroshima, Japan; on August 9, the U.S. used the atomic bomb again on Nagasaki, Japan.  Over 200,000 people died immediately in the two bombings and over a hundred thousand more died in the following decades as a result of the effects of the radiation. Hiroshima by John Hersey tells the story of the bombing on August 6, 1945 by following the story of six of the survivors.  The book version has been in print since 1946. Co-sponsored by the Poetry Motel Foundation, the Tom Paine Chapter Veterans for Peace, Upper Hudson Peace Action, Bethlehem Neighbors for Peace, Women Against War. For more information contact Dan Wilcox, 518-482-0262, dwlcx@earthlink.net