When: Mon., Jan. 3, 7:30 p.m. 2011
Having represented Alaska in the US Senate from 1969 to 1981, Senator Maurice "Mike" Gravel read the Pentagon Papers into the Congressional Record. At a Fireside Meeting at the Hillside Club (2286 Cedar St., Berkeley) on Monday, Jan. 3, the Democrat-turned-Libertarian and former presidential candidate will be the guest of honor. Gravel's talk is titled "Middle Class Erosion: Americans Today," and will include potential solutions to this dilemma. 6:30 p.m., $5. HillsideClub.org.