Enduring the torture UU topicKaren Greenberg in St. Augustine, December 08, 2011
“How Long a Shadow? America’s Encounter with Torture in the Post 9/11 Era,” with internationally respected authority on human rights Karen Greenberg, is the presentation for the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2487 A1A South and Florida Avenue, at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
Greenberg is director of the Center on National Security and a frequent commentator on NPR and TV on the tensions between law and security. Her book “The Torture Papers” contains a thousand pages of the government documents that led America down the path to Abu Ghraib. She is author of many books on anti-terror-ism measures and their consequences for our national identity.
A frequent comment-ator on issues related to the war on terror ranging from detention and torture to the terrorist threat, she is also the editor of numerous books.
At 7:30 p.m. Greenberg will give a second talk, also open to the public: “America’s War on Terror: Past, Present, and Future.” This talk will be followed by a wine and cheese reception.
Both talks are supported by a grant from Amnesty International.
Child care for the very young is also provided. Refreshments and fellowship follow each service.