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All Powers Project Fact Sheet

Mid-December, 1997:
Pacific Northwest Quarterly, a scholarly journal for historians, devotes its entire issue to the subject of McCarthyism in the Pacific Northwest. Single issues are $6, available from PNQ, 4045 Brooklyn Ave. NE, Seattle 98105-6261, phone: 206-543-2992.

December, 1997:
University Libraries Website listing All Powers Project events and a reading list; site also will contain a preview of the Libraries' exhibit. URL is:
http://www.lib.washington.edu/exhibits/AllPowers

January, 1998:
University of Washington Press reissues False Witness by Melvin Rader, a first-person account of the Canwell era. The book contains a new afterword by Len Schroeter, civil libertarian, friend of Rader and a member of the steering committee of the All Powers Project.

January, 1998:
University Libraries exhibit of historical materials from the Canwell Era investigations, balcony of Allen Library (continues through Winter Quarter)

Late January, 1998:
Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest will have curriculum packets and study guides on "McCarthyism and the Cold War in Washington," intended primarily for teachers in grades 8-12. For more information contact the Center at 206-543-8656 or cspn@u.washington.edu, or the Center's website:
http://www.washington.edu/uwired/outreach/cspn/

Thursday, Jan. 22, afternoon:
Speech by Robert O'Neil (Professor of Law, University of Virginia and former President of American Association of Law Schools), on the subject of academic freedom today. 3:30 p.m., 109/129 Condon, sponsored by the School of Law (Condon Falknor Lecture)

Friday, Jan. 23:
Panel on Academic Freedom and Tenure 1:30 -3:30 p.m., Kane 110.

Friday, Jan. 23:
"The Cultural Context of McCarthyism," lecture and book signing by Richard M. Fried (professor of history, University of Illinois-Chicago, and author of Nightmare in Red and Men Against McCarthy). 7:30 p.m., Allen Library lobby. Sponsored by UW libraries. Reservations required: 206-616-3481.

Saturday, Jan. 24:
"McCarthyism Goes to College: Anticommunism and American Higher Education," lecture by Ellen Schrecker (professor, Yeshiva University and author of No Ivory Tower) 9-10:30 a.m., 301 Gowen Hall. Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest, Department of History.

Saturday, Jan. 24:
"Anticommunism and the University of Washington, 1948-1960: Recollections from Those Who were There," panel discussion moderated by historian Jane Sanders. Panelists: Stimson Bullitt, Edwin O. Guthman, Ernest Henley, Barbara Krohn, Ken MacDonald, Howard Nostrand. 10:30 a.m.-noon, 301 Gowen Hall. Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest, Department of History.

Saturday, Jan. 24:
"Anticommunism in the Pacific Northwest: Two Perspectives," by Lorraine McConaghy, Museum of History and Industry, and Floyd McKay, Western Washington University. 1:45-3:15 p.m., 301 Gowen Hall. Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest, Department of History.

Feb. 4-15:
"All Powers Necessary and Convenient," a play by Mark Jenkins, Tuesdays-Thursdays, 7:30 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays 2 p.m. Special school matinees 11 a.m. Feb. 5 and 12. The Playhouse Theatre, 4045 University Way NE. Reservations: (206) 543-4880. Post-play discussions, hosted by Jenkins and UW Professor of History Richard Kirkendall, will be held Feb. 8, 10, 12 and 14; Jenkins alone will host the post-play discussion Feb. 6.

Feb. 15:
Discussion with those who survived the Canwell era in Washington. After the final performance of "All Powers," in the Playhouse, approximately 5 p.m.

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