Professor Kirstein to Appear with Carolyn Ho, Lt Watada’s Mother, This Evening

‘Putting the Iraq War on Trial: The Lt. Watada Case’
Wednesday, January 31, 7 to 9 p.m.
McGuire Hall

Carolyn Ho, mother of Army 1st Lt. Ehren Watada, will be one of the featured speakers at “Putting the Iraq War on Trial: The Lt. Watada Case,” which will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, in McGuire Hall.

Watada, 28, who called the Iraq war illegal and refused to deploy last year, has a court-martial trial scheduled for Feb. 5. He could face up to six years in prison for his failure to join his brigade in Iraq last June, as well as for his comments on the Bush administration’s conduct of the war.

Peter N. Kirstein, SXU professor of history.

Other featured speakers are Dion McGill, SXU student Samantha “Abbie” Hamlin, Columbia College student and World Can’t Wait organizer;

The event is sponsored by the
SXU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors
Northwest Indiana Coalition Against the Iraq War
Vietnam Veterans Against the War
World Can’t Wait.

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