Author and Globe Columnist Speaking at Watertown Group’s Annual Meeting and Dinner

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Stephen Kinzer

The following announcement was provided by Watertown Citizens for Peace, Justice and the Environment:

Watertown Citizens for Peace, Justice and the Environment will hold their annual meeting this Sunday, followed by a lecture and Q&A featuring prolific author, analyst, and Boston Globe columnist, Stephen Kinzer.

On June 2 at 5:30 p.m. at First Parish of Watertown — Unitarian Universalist, 35 Church St., the group will celebrate its 45th year and discuss the year ahead with a community potluck dinner which brings together members from each of the organization’s six working groups (Watertown Faces Climate Change, Refugee Support Group, Friends of Bees and Life Friendly Garden Tour, Pigsgusset Initiative, Peace and Common Security, and Race Reels). At 6:15 the group will hold their meeting, followed by Dr. Kinzer’s address “Peace or Primacy: America’s Choice for the 21st Century.”

Senior Fellow in International & Public Affairs at Brown University’s Watson Institute, Stephen Kinzer spent 20 years as a foreign correspondent for the New York Times and has held the position of bureau chief in Nicaragua, Germany, and Turkey. He’s taught at Northwestern University and Boston University and holds two honorary doctorates. Author of numerous articles and essays, Dr. Kinzer has also authored five books, including his most recent “Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control.”

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This event is free and open to the public. Those attending the dinner are asked to bring a dish to share.

About Watertown Citizens for Peace, Justice and the Environment

Founded in 1979 as Watertown Citizens for Environmental Safety (WCES), the group is a grassroots organization of over 600 members and supporters working to further social and environmental justice. They engage in educational events, peace vigils, and legislative initiatives. In 2011 they changed their name to Watertown Citizens for Peace, Justice, and the Environment to better describe their expanded scope. For more information:

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