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Radicals on the Run with Joel Whitney and Tara Isabella Burton

Wednesday August 14 at 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

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Join author Joel Whitney (Finks, Flights: Radicals on the Run) in conversation with novelist and theologian Tara Isabella Burton (Self-Made, Here in Avalon) for a salon on his new book: Flights: Radicals on the Run.

This conversation will dive into the lives of America’s most resilient dissidents, exploring their courageous struggles and escapes. Expect an evening of rich storytelling, historical revelations, and a profound look at the price of truth and freedom.

About the Book

“Flights” tells the heroic journeys of American progressives forced into exile due to their beliefs. Through compelling portraits, Joel Whitney showcases figures like Angela Davis and Malcolm X, highlighting their relentless pursuit of justice. This book not only profiles these remarkable individuals but also examines the broader context of American mass surveillance, torture, censorship, and political murder.

About the Author

Joel Whitney is the acclaimed author of “Finks: How the CIA Tricked the World’s Best Writers.” His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Daily Beast, and more. A former editor at Al Jazeera America and founder of Guernica, Whitney has received the 2017 PEN/Nora Magid Award for Excellence in Editing. His essays have been recognized in Best American Essays 2017, 2015, and 2013.

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Radicals on the Run with Joel Whitney and Tara Isabella Burton
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Wednesday August 14
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EDT
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