“The Coming Explosive Consequences of Obama’s Interventions in Eastern Europe & the Middle East” will be discussed tonight by Adam Schesch, Ph.d in the history of comparative guerrilla movements and counterinsurgencies. This is at 7pm at the Madison Central Library, 201 West Mifflin Street, Room 104. Sponsored by the Peregrine Forum. For more info, call 608-284-9082.
This afternoon, Veterans For Peace, Clarence Kailin Chapter 25 is hosting an event to commemorate the negative consequences of the First Atomic Bomb detonation, Trinity. Today is the 70th Anniversary of that test, which took place in the New Mexico Desert on July 16th, 1945. The atomic bombs that were next were the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima, and Nagasaki a few weeks later. Former professor Lincoln Grahlfs, a World War Two Veteran, Pacific Theater, a local Veterans For Peace member, and author of two books, will discuss the ramifications of nuclear testing and radiation exposure. This is today from 4 to 6pm at the State Capitol State steps. More info at MadisonVFP.org.