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22 Star Starred
Cubberley Community Center
4000 Middlefield Rd Palo Alto, CA 94303
650-329-2418
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3.3 / 5 Rated by 6 members
Review from SKC
Red Velvet 47 events 12 reviews

Every word in her presentation was scripted ahead of time. While she experienced something very traumatic, it didn't seem that way because she projected very little emotion. I am sorry I drove 60 miles to Palo Alto for this.

reviewed Apr 21 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from bobciao
25 events 15 reviews

This could have been an interesting talk about her life in Iran, what she was doing, her interactions with the people, how Iranians viewed us...Instead she gave a long boring description of the prison, and her interrogation. Apparently she visited...continued

reviewed Apr 21 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Carol Barrettsmith
23 events 7 reviews

I enjoyed her presentation. It was interesting.

reviewed Apr 21 2010 report as inappropriate
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A journalist imprisoned in Iran breaks her silence to tell a harrowing story of imprisonment and ultimate release. While working in Iran last year, Saberi made international headlines when she was dragged from her home, detained and arrested by intelligence agents. Cut off from the outside world, Saberi was accused of espionage and later sentenced to eight years in Evin, Iran’s most notorious prison. After months of appeals, the charges against Saberi were finally reduced and she was released and returned back to the United States. She will shed light on Iran’s political regime and the current challenges facing the country.

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