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Brian Willson "Blood on the Tracks"

Blood on the Tracks is Brian Wilson's new book.
He is starting his New Book Tour in Portland and the date is June 24 at 7pm
The next morning he is leaving PDX on his hand powered bike.
In 2009 I video taped Brian, the video clips are here.
 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2009/08/393639.shtml
Brian's book tour blog and more info can be found here:
 http://bloodonthetracks.info
Come on out and help peace activist Brian Willson launch his new book,
published by PM Press:

BLOOD ON THE TRACKS: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF S. BRIAN WILLSON

7:00 pm Friday, June 24, 2011

People's Food Co-op Community Room

3029 SE 21st Avenue
Portland, Oregon

Wheelchair accessible

by S. Brian Willson with an introduction by Daniel Ellsberg


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"We are not worth more, they are not worth less." This is the mantra
of S. Brian Willson and the theme that runs throughout his compelling
memoir.

Willson's story begins in small-town America, moves through
life-changing experiences in Viet Nam, and culminates with his
commitment to a localized, sustainable lifestyle. In telling his
story, Willson provides numerous examples of the types of personal,
risk-taking, nonviolent actions he and others have taken in attempts
to educate and effect political change.

It was such actions that
thrust Willson into the public eye in the mid-'80s, first as a
participant in a high-profile, water-only "Veterans Fast for Life"
against the Contra war being waged by his government in Nicaragua.

Then, on a fateful day in September 1987, the world watched in horror
as Willson was run over by a U.S. government munitions train during a
nonviolent blocking action in which he expected to be removed from the
tracks and arrested.

"I was busted with Brian, but I never gave the ultimate as he gave.
This book is about a patriot, the kind of patriot you don't find
anymore, the kind of patriot who loves and believes in his country so
much he surrendered his legs in telling his country it's wrong. Read
this book."
----Edward Asner, actor

BRIAN IS TAKING HIS BOOK ON THE ROAD VIA HIS HAND-POWERED TRICYCLE --
CYCLISTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO JOIN HIM FOR THE FIRST LEG FROM PORTLAND TO
NEWBERG: MEET AT 8 A.M. SATURDAY, JUNE 25th - PSU PARK BLOCKS BEHIND
LINCOLN HALL, BETWEEN SW MILL & SW MARKET.

Brian's book tour blog and more info can be found at  http://bloodonthetracks.info

((( i ))) 25.Jun.2011 16:09

hey now

video coming soon fron the book talk on friday evening

Video Link - Blood on the Tracks 27.Jun.2011 08:13

Joe Anybody

Here is the link to the video of Brian Willson speaking in Portland on 6.24.11
This video is 80 min long and is hosted on Archive.net

 link to www.archive.org