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Germany’s Neo-Nazi Movement to Be Probed in Lecture


A man who went undercover to infiltrate the Neo-Nazi movement in Germany will speak about his experiences in “In Hitler’s Shadow,” the initial program of the Spring 2001 Lecture Series at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

The Thursday, Feb. 15, lecture by Yaron Svoray, a former Israeli commando, will be presented at 8 p.m. at Penn’s Inn in the Bush Campus Center at Penn College. Svoray’s shocking findings were also described in his book, “In Hitler’s Shadow,” and in an HBO original film, “The Infiltrator.”

Other lectures in the series, all of which will begin at 8 p.m. at Penn’s Inn, are:

Wednesday, Feb. 28

Bob Hall presents: “Hands Off! Let’s Talk! Sex, Conflict & Intimacy”

Bob Hall’s presentation addresses the underlying causes of date/acquaintance rape, unplanned pregnancy and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases.

Thursday, March 22

Emmy Gay presents “Nappy Hair”

Veteran comedian Emmy Gay presents her one-woman show focusing on the post-Civil Rights and post-Women’s Rights eras.

Thursday, March 29

Bill Irwin presents “Blind Courage”

Bill Irwin hiked the entire length of the Appalachian Trail − difficult in itself, but even more challenging for Irwin, because he is blind. Irwin presents an inspiring presentation that will change your perspective.

Thursday, April 26

Barry Drake presents “’80’s Rock: Music in the Video Age”

Barry Drake will take the audience on a multimedia journey through the 1980’s as he tells the story of rock ‘n’ roll’s reinvention.

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