[IMC-DC] Fwd: [Dc-contact] Tribute to Ambrose Lane
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Sat Jul 10 09:02:07 PDT 2004
--- John Steinbach <johnsteinbach at starpower.net>
> From: John Steinbach <johnsteinbach at starpower.net>
> Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2004 12:14:59 -0400
> 2004 Josephine Butler Nuclear-Free Future Award
> Ambrose R. Lane, Sr 2004 Laurate
> Friday, July 16, 7PM
> Cafe Mowanaj
> 624 T St. NW (Howard U. Metro)
> Contact: John Steinbach 703-369-7427
> Ambrose Lane, host of WPFW's 'We Ourselves" is the
> 2004 recipient of
> the Josephine Butler Nuclear-Free Future Future
> Award. Ambrose, a
> well-known author and journalist is also a tireless
> worker for Peace
> anf Justice. He has long been an advocate of nuclear
> abolition and
> every August devotes the entire hour of 'We
> Ourselves' to a live
> interview of survivors of Hiroshima & Nagasaki.
> We will also recognize Mayor Yoichi Iha, mayor of
> Ginowan City. which
> hosts the USMC Futenma Air Station. The USMC Futenma
> (1187 acre)
> occupies the 25% of city area. He was elected in
> April 2003, pledging
> the return of USMC Futenma Air Station within five
> years. He has
> established Futenma Air Station Return Action
> Program aiming at
> realizing the return by 2008. Mayor Iha, also a
> well-known labor and
> Peace activist, is visiting Washington to lobby for
> the removal of
> Futenma base.
> Music and poetry will round out the occasion.
> Delicious food is
> available from Cafe Mowanaj.
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