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Tearing Down Today's Berlin Walls - Sept. 9 Event In San Francisco With Garry Kasparov, John Fund, Tom Palmer, And More

From Atlas Network Special Event Series

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Sept. 9, Atlas Network will host a special event in San Francisco to highlight the spirit that took down the Berlin Wall, and how that spirit can be reignited across the globe to tear down today's Berlin Walls.

Tearing down #TodaysBerlinWalls: Atlas Network event in San Francisco, Sept. 9, featuring Garry Kasparov, John Fund, Tom Palmer, and more

Atlas Network CEO Brad Lips said, "Today it is hard to remember how the Berlin Wall – that barrier to freedom that held half a continent captive – seemed absolutely permanent… until it wasn't. Barriers to freedom still exist all over the world. Many seem permanent. But Atlas Network partners are working to tear down – one by one – today's Berlin Walls."

The event will feature Garry Kasparov – legendary chess champion, Russian political activist, Putin foe, and the 2014 Atlas Templeton Leadership Fellow.

Other speakers include John Fund, National Review columnist; Deroy Murdock, Fox News contributor; Naomi Brockwell, creator of BitcoinGirl.org; Dr. Tom G. Palmer, Atlas Network's executive vice president and editor of the new book Peace, Love, & Liberty; Sally Pipes, Pacific Research Institute's president and CEO; Marek Tatała, economist at FOR (Civil Development Forum) in Warsaw, Poland; and Robin Sitoula, founder and executive director of Samriddhi, The Prosperity Foundation in Nepal.

Who: Garry Kasparov, John Fund, Tom Palmer, Naomi Brockwell, and more

What: Tearing down today's Berlin Walls Event sponsored by Atlas Network, Pacific Research Institute and The Independent Institute

When: Tuesday, Sept. 9, noon to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Marines' Memorial Club and Hotel, 
609 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

This event is open to media and will have various expert availability throughout the event.

Media must RSVP to Daniel Anthony

Public may register for the event at AtlasNetwork.org

About the event sponsors:

Atlas Network is based in Washington. It is a nonprofit organization connecting a global network of more than 400 free-market organizations in over 80 countries to the ideas and resources needed to advance the cause of liberty.
AtlasNetwork.org 

The Pacific Research Institute is based in San Francisco. It champions freedom, opportunity, and personal responsibility for all individuals by advancing free-market policy solutions.
PacificResearch.org

The Independent Institute is based in Oakland. It boldly advances peaceful, prosperous, and free societies grounded in a commitment to human worth and dignity.
Independent.org

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