Saturday, May 23, 2009

Book forum focuses on the misuse of patriotic fervor to justify acts of aggression

Please click on image to ENLARGE view of panelists at the OMNI Center for Peace, Justice and Ecology book forum at Night Bird Books on May 22. 2009.

Edrene McKay (from left), who teaches history at NorthWest Arkansas Community College, Tom Kennedy, emeritus professor of history at the University of Arkansas, Nancy Miller Saunders, author of Combat by Trial, and Lisa Corrigan, assistant professor of history at the UA, are pictured. Kennedy was the moderator. In the top photo, Saunders and emeritus professor of English Dick Bennett pause for a portrait after the discussion. The other scheduled panelist, Larry Woodall, a Springdale businessman and local leader in progressive thinking, was unable to attend Saturday's forum.

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