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VAN JONES: Beyond the Messy Truth, How We Came Apart, How We Come Together
First Congregational Church of Oakland
Oakland, CA
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VAN JONES: Beyond the Messy Truth, How We Came Apart, How We Come Together
KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents VAN JONES
Beyond the Messy Truth, How We Came Apart, How We Come Together  
Hosted by David Talbot

Tuesday, October 24, 7:30 PM  2017
First Congregational Church of Oakland, 2501 Harrison Street, Oakland
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advance tickets: $15: brownpapertickets.com  T: 800-838-3006  or Marcus Books, Books Inc/Berkeley,  Pegasus Books (3 sites), Moes, Walden Pond Bookstore, East Bay Bookstore, Mrs. Dalloways  $20 door, KPFA benefit   kpfa.org/events  

We should all be listening to Van Jones His vision for American politics calls forward the best of who we are, so that we can engage with humanity and solve real problems together. Ai-jen Poo, director, National Domestic Workers Alliance

Those of us who truly believe in the power of love and aloha welcomeBeyond the Messy Truthwith open arms, in the hope that it will be read by those from all parts of the country and all points on the political spectrum. This book will help start conversations and bring people together to find common ground and work toward a better America.Tulsi Gabbard, U.S. congress- woman, Hawaii

Whether you agree or disagree with him, Van Joness voice has become an integral part of our national political debate. He is one of the most provocative and interesting political figures in the country.  Senator Bernie Sanders

Van Jonesis a CNN political contributor and host of the recurring CNN primetime specialThe Messy Truth with Van Jones. A graduate of the University of Tennessee and Yale Law School, he was a special adviser to the Obama White House and is the author of twoNew York Timesbestsellers. Jones founded the social justice accelerator the Dream Corps and has led numeroussocial and environmental justice enterprises, including the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Color of Change, and Green For All. He has earned many honors, including the World Economic Forums Young Global Leader designation and a Webby Special Achievement Award, and he has been named one ofRolling Stones 12 Leaders Who Get Things Done, andTimes 100 Most Influential People in the World.

David Talbotis an American progressive journalist, author and media executive. He is the founder, former CEO and editor-in-chief of one of the first web magazines,Salon, which he founded in 1995, Talbot has worked as a senior editor forMother Jones magazineand a features editor forThe San Francisco Examiner, and has written forTimemagazine,The New Yorker,Rolling Stone, and other publications. His other books include Brothers: The Hidden History of the Kennedy Years, Devil Dog,Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Terror, and Deliverance in the City of Love, and the recent The Devil's Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA,  
   
Signed copies of The Messy Truth will be available for purchase.

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First Congregational Church of Oakland (View)
2501 Harrison St
Oakland, CA 94612
United States


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Arts > Literary

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Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No

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