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Hit & Stay Screening and Panel Discussion

Hit & Stay Screening and Panel Discussion

The "Catonsville Nine" burning draft files on May 17, 1968

 On Tuesday, November 11 at 4:15 P.M. in the Damen Student Center Cinema, join filmmaker Joe Tropea for a screening of his award-winning documentary Hit & Stay (2013) about Vietnam-era raids on draft board offices by Catholic radicals protesting the war. The priests, nuns, students, parents, and workers became a movement known as the "Catholic Left".


A panel discussion will follow the film featuring Tropea, Thom Clark, Loyola class of '72 and raider of the Evanston draft board, and Loyola history professor Michelle Nickerson.


The screening is sponsored by the Carolyn Farrell, BVM, Professorship in Women and Leadership and the Department of History.