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Sunday at Salon Menlo: history of civil liberties

 

Activists Elaine Elinson and Stan Yogi, authors of "Wherever There's a Fight," will discuss the history of civil liberties in California at Salon Menlo, set for 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, in the Fireside Room at the Menlo Park Recreation Center, 700 Alma St. in Menlo Park.

The authors will talk about the Hollywood Ten blacklist of the 1950s. Menlo Park librarian Nick Szegda will show film clips and join them in discussing government attempts to censor filmmakers during the "red scare" Cold War era. Librarian Lauren John will serve as moderator.

Coffee and refreshments will be served. The free program is provided through the Al Jacobs Fund administered by the Friends of the Menlo Park Library.

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