Teach-In and Vigil on American Torture and the Dictatorial Presidency
17.00 in HIGH x 11.00 in WIDE
(43.18 cm HIGH x 27.94 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Poster reads from top to bottom: "Teach-In and Vigil on / American Torture and the Dictatorial Presidency / Professor John Yoo of the University of California Berkeley Law School is the Primary Legal Architect of the / Bush-Cheney policy of worldwide Torture and of Bush's use of 'signing statements' to place himself above the / Law. / Prof. Yoo teaches at UC Berkeley without UCB disassociating itself from his views. We do not seek to limit / Professor Yoo's academic freedom, but we will exercise our own free rights to hold vigils and teach-ins / expressing our strong moral objection to the Torture and unlimited presidential powers that he advocates. This / event will be in front of Boalt Hall, where Professor Yoo's class meets Thursdays, 3:20-5:10 pm. / Teach-ins and Vigils will be held at 4:30 to 5:30 pm, every Thursday / beginning Feb. 9, in front of Boalt Hall on Bancroft Ave. just down from Piedmont / toward College Ave. on UC Berkeley campus. / Weekly speakers to be featured, with pictures and accounts of American torture. / Speakers include: / Dan Ellsberg, Joanna Macy, Rabbi Michael Lerner, / Medea Benjamin, Hastings Law Prof. Naomi Roht-Arriaza, / Kevin Danaher, Taigen Dan Leighton, and others. / All are invited. Please come to witness and learn about Bush's Torture programs and all-powerful Presidency, / advocated by UC Berkeley Professor John Yoo. / Sponsor organizations include: American Friends Service Committee, Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Global / Exchange, Network of Spiritual Progressives, World Can't Wait.". The center of the poster has a small photograph of a figure draped in a dark cloth, the figure is standing on a box or platform with both arms slightly raised and strings or wires attached to each arm. The photo has the caption: "U.S. Torture Camp, Abu Ghraib".
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