Former U.S. Diplomat, Retired Colonel, and Activist To Talk in Northampton
NORTHAMPTON — Colonel Ann Wright, Ret., will be speaking tomorrow (Wednesday, November 18) at First Churches of Northampton to address the latest terrorist attacks in Paris, as well as her activism around Palestine and across the world. Col. Wright was also a U.S. diplomat who resigned in March 2003 in response to the invasion of Iraq by President George Bush. Since leaving her position in the U.S. government, Col. Wright has become a citizen diplomat, working tirelessly for peace. She will be speaking as a “Woman Diplomat,” about the wide range of places she has been in the years since her resignation.
WHAT: “How Should France Respond?”
WHO: Col. Ann Wright, former U.S. diplomat
WHERE: Lyman Hall (side entrance), First Churches (129 Main Street)
WHEN: Tomorrow, Wednesday, November 18, 2015
“Even though I was in the military for 29 years, the idea that you use the military to go after criminal acts has shown not to work,” Col. Wright said this morning on the Bill Newman Show on WHMP.
This event is free to the public, accessible, and sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee, First Churches Peace and Justice Committee, and the Northampton Committee to Stop War.