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Your CounterPunch editors have been on tour with their book on Gore. If you haven’t yet, order now on our800 line or use the yellow order form in this issue. Dedicatedgovernment agents in the US Postal Service (which includes quitea few CounterPunch subscribers) will rush the book to you.) Aftera stimulating swing through the Pacific […]

On the Road With Cockburn And St. Clair

by Alexander Cockburn And Jeffrey St. Clair

Your CounterPunch editors have been on tour with their book on Gore. If you haven’t yet, order now on our800 line or use the yellow order form in this issue. Dedicatedgovernment agents in the US Postal Service (which includes quitea few CounterPunch subscribers) will rush the book to you.) Aftera stimulating swing through the Pacific Northwest, the editorsare now heading east. Here’s the October schedule. We hope tomeet CounterPunchers along the way.

October 7, Everyone’s Books, 23 Elliot St,Brattleboro, Vt, 7pm (AC);

October 7, University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana,IL, 7 pm (JSC);

Oct. 8, Pages for All Ages, Savoy, IL 7.pm(JSC);

Oct 10, Food for Thought Books, 106 North PleasantSt, Amherst, Mass, 7pm(AC);

Oct. 12 Judson Church, 55 Washington SquareSouth, Manhattan, NYC, 7pm (AC&JSC);

October 13, Olson’s Books, Georgetown, WashingtonDC, 6.30pm (AC&JSC);

Oct. 17, Great Expectations, 911 Foster St,Evanston, Illinois, 7pm;

October 18, Seminary Coop, 5757 S. UniversityAvenue, Chicago, 7pm (AC);

October 19, Rainbow Bookstore, 426 W. GilmanSt, Madison, Wisconsin, 7pm (AC);

October 20, Harry Schwartz Books, 219 N. MilwaukeeSt, Milwaukee, 8pm (AC);

October 22, Lucky Lab Pub, Portland, Oregon,6:30 pm (JSC);

October 24, Cody’s Books, 2454 Telegraph Ave,Berkeley, California, 7.30pm (AC&JSC);

October 26, City Lights, 261 Columbus Avenue,San Francisco, 7pm (AC&JSC);

October 28, Capitola Book Caf?, 147541st Ave, Santa Cruz, 7pm (AC);

October 29, Midnight Special, 1318 Third St,Santa Monica, 5pm (AC);

October 30, EDU Now/2000, 309 Pine Ave, Longbeach,Ca, 7pm (AC).