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Wednesday, July 15 – 5:30 pm
Emily L. Quint Freeman, with her memoir
Failure to Appear: Resistance, Rebellion and Identity
a live stream

The New York Times, June 6, 1970   10 Foes of Draft Guilty in Chicago: Convicted of Burning Files — 3 Absent from Court

On May 25, 1969, Linda Quint, now Emily L. Quint Freeman, with a number of others, broke into the South Side Chicago draft board office. dragging 40,000 files of draft-eligible young men into the street and destroying them by fire. She and two others walked away from their trial during a court recess and she spent the next 19 years underground. She has written a memoir, Failure to Appear, which traces her youth, development and maturity and addresses the complex of societal and personal factors that have accompanied her and shaped her in those intervening years.


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$15 and worth every penny
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