Bolger to give Pauling peace lecture

2013-04-19T09:15:00Z Bolger to give Pauling peace lectureCorvallis Gazette-Times Corvallis Gazette Times
April 19, 2013 9:15 am  • 

Leah Bolger will give the annual Ava Helen and Linus Pauling Memorial Lecture for World Peace at Oregon State University.

Bolger, a Corvallis resident and Navy veteran who previously served as the national president of Veterans for Peace, will speak at 7:30 p.m. April 30 at the LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th St. Her talk, titled “Waging Peace,” is free and open to the public.

Bolger served for more than 20 years in the U.S. Navy, retiring in 2000 with the rank of commander. Since then she has been a full-time peace activist.

After moving to Oregon in 2004, Bolger formed the Linus Pauling chapter of Veterans for Peace and served as the group’s president for three years. In 2012 she became the first female president of the parent organization.

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  1. curious one
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    curious one - April 20, 2013 12:28 am
    Jules, if Jesus stood in front of you and gently pushed an attacking lion back so he wouldn't attack you, you would complain that Jesus was an anti-environmentalist! Geesh.
  2. TheRealJules
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    TheRealJules - April 19, 2013 11:11 am
    Newsflash: woman has career as killer helping a superpower seek hegemony, wins peace awards.

    Also in news: woman bites hand that fed her for 20 years.

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