South Shore Progressive Mass presents:
“Fear and the Challenge to Civil Liberties: From the Japanese American Internment to 9/11 to the Boston Marathon”
A lecture by UMASS Boston Professor Paul Watanabe
Tuesday December 10th at
Hingham Public Library
66 Leavitt Street, Hingham MA 02043
Traumatic experiences often prompt responses that challenge the duty to protect civil liberties. The delicate balance between legitimate national security interests and the preservation of those liberties will be addressed Watanabe will draw upon his extensive knowledge of the WW II internment to analyze the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks and the recent bombings in Boston.
All are invited to attend! Press, Bloggers and Media welcome.