2 edition of United States volunteers in Nicaragua and the death of Benjamin Linder found in the catalog.
United States volunteers in Nicaragua and the death of Benjamin Linder
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs.
by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington
Written in English
|LC Classifications||KF27 .F6492 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 175 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||175|
|LC Control Number||87602464|
Dec 27, · The documentary chronicles the life and death of Ben Linder, a young civil engineer who was the only U.S. citizen killed in the Contra War. His death is widely credited with bringing about an end to that war, and his life has inspired a number of humanitarian . I went back to the United States too, but Nicaragua had impacted me so much that I returned. “We worked on this book for ten years” In I came back with my partner, Pamela Fitzpatrick, whom I met in through Witness for Peace. We returned to write a book.
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V Alexanderson, Leroy J Commodore of the United States Lines fleet and the last captain of the SS United States. V Algren, Nelson Abraham, Ahlgren Nelson Author of Somebody in Boots, Never Come Morning, and The Man with the Golden Arm. V Alito, Samuel A, Jr US District Attorney for New Jersey Ben Linder's death and life are remarkable even today, in part because of his novel choice in life: to work for no income as a volunteer in revolutionary Nicaragua. He was killed in a military operation by contra rebels, just like thousands of other young men and women.
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United States volunteers in Nicaragua and the death of Benjamin Linder: hearing before the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One hundredth Congress, first session, May 13, Apr 28, · On April 28,at the age of twenty-seven, Benjamin Ernest Linder, was killed in a contra attack while working on a dam project to bring electricity to the people of San José del Bocay, Nicaragua.
This weekend, commemorations are being held there to mark the thirtieth anniversary of his axendadeportiva.com: Norman Stockwell. United States volunteers in Nicaragua and the death of Benjamin Linder: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One hundredth Congress, first session, May 13, Washington: Government Printing Office, TecNica Volunteers worked on projects for many agencies and ministries throughout the country.
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Please consider doing a longer Volunteer Profile as your own page. Brief Examples of. Linder letter. Inthe death of Benjamin Linder, the first American killed by U.S.-backed Nicaraguan Contras -- ignited a firestorm of protest and debate.
In the summer ofthe year-old supporter of the Marxist Sandinista government, arrived in Managua with a newly earned degree in engineering. Peter A. DeFazio is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the 4th district of Oregon.
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Dec 14, · I ran across this blog entry from the other day that talks about Benjamin Linder, an American who was murdered by the Contras in Nicaragua in while “working on a small hydroelectric dam to bring electricity to the northern Nicaraguan town of El Cuá, where he also participated in vaccination campaigns and used his skills as a juggler and unicyclist to entertain kids.”.
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When I remonstrated with the person about how we had risked our lives in volunteering in Nicaragua (Ben Linder was not a volunteer but our volunteers completed his project), she turned me over to the head librarian who was kind enough to have a DVD made.
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