Film & Discussion: Wellstone - They Killed Him
Conscientious Projector's Fill Series for the 99%
This film tells the story of who Paul Wellstone was and explores his relationship to the people of the Iron Range, in Northern Minnesota, as well as to the nation and world. In Minnesota, Wellstone was regarded with love or profound respect, even from the Fox News-watchers who were primed to think he was Enemy Number One.
The three fundamental questions in investigating a crime are motive, means, and opportunity. There was something Wellstone was doing, questions he was asking, that meant he had to be stopped publicly. His death was a warning: don't ask these questions, don't look into this.
Looking into his story, we see how honest cops are frozen out, witnesses are intimidated into silence, and the public is fearful of thinking terrible thoughts about its own government. Paul Wellstone could have become our first Jewish President, and he would have been truly progressive and good for our country!
Doors open at 6 p.m. Suggested donation $5-10. No one turned away for lack of funds. Volunteers appreciated.