Helen Benedict: "The Invisible War" Lecture (Unedited) @ Burning Books (Buffalo, NY) (2012-10-18)

Excellent presentation made by British journalist and author Helen Benedict on the subject of rape in the military, given at Burning Books in Buffalo, NY on October 18, 2012. Description from Facebook Event Page ( www.facebook.com ): "On October 18th, Burning Books will be welcoming author Helen Benedict. She will be discussing her book 'The Lonely Soldier: The Private War of Women Serving in Iraq,' which vividly tells the stories of five women who fought in Iraq between 2003 and 2006 – and of the challenges they faced while fighting a war painfully alone. She will also be talking about her new novel 'Sand Queen,' which is culled from real life stories of female soldiers and Iraqis, and offers a story from the rare perspective of two young women on opposite sides of a war. "These two books, as well as some of Helen's other writings, were the inspriation for the new, award-winning documentary 'The Invisible War,' which tackles the issues of sexual assault and rape in the US military head on. Ours will be the first local screening of the film! Helen will be speaking before the film and answering questions afterwards. "Please, come out and join us at this wonderful event. Our dedication to confronting militarism and imperialism must also recognize the reality that many women in the armed services face, yet rarely find justice for…." "The Invisible War" (2012) streaming online: www.amazon.com www.youtube.com More information about "The Invisible War:" invisiblewarmovie.com <b>…</b>