The Protest Singer

AMERICAN MASTERS Pete Seeger helped introduce America to its own musical heritage, devoting his life to using the power of sing as a force for social change. Standing strong for deeply-held beliefs, Seeger went from the top of the pop charts to the top of the blacklist and was banned from American commercial television for more than 17 years. This determined singer/songwriter made his voice heard and encouraged the people of the world to sing out along with him. Now almost 90, Seeger continues to invigorate and inspire the musicians who help tell his story- including Joan Baez, Bruce Springsteen, Natalie Maines, Tom Paxton, Arlo Guthrie, and others.

The Protest Singer  is an intimate portrait of Pete Seeger.This is the April Book Selection for the Senior Book Club .

Tuesday April 27, 2010-04-14 1:00 – 2:00p.m.

Drop in Welcome . The book should provoke a lively discussion.

Conference Room
Ruggieri Senior Center
33997 Alvarado-Niles Road
Union City

For More Information Call Suzanne Ortt 510-489-3793


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