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Patrick Cockburn at Cooper Union tonight

Patrick Cockburn
OUT NOW! Lecture Program
7pm Wednesday 22 October 2008
Cooper Union, Great Hall - 7 E 7th St, New York NY

Tonight a Cooper Union's historic Great Hall, journalist Patrick Cockburn presents a lecture tonight entitled Why America Will Have to Get Out of Iraq Regardless of Who Wins the Presidential Election, arguing for an Iraq that has always and overwhelmingly been opposed to U.S. occupation. Cockburn was been a Middle East correspondent since 1979 and currently performs so for The Independent of London, as well as writing a regular column for the Nation. He has written four books on Iraq and has collected two major journalism prized: the James Cameron Prize in 2006 and the Martha Helhorn Prize in 2005. The talk is part of the event program for OUT NOW!, an exhibition organized by Anton Vidokle and on view at e-flux's New York location through 8 November.