Wednesday, 8 June 2016
An Audience with Harry L. Smith
Venue: Reading International Solidarity Centre, London Street, Reading RG1 4PS
Date & Times: 8 June 2016 from 7pm-9pm
Organised by: Reading Trades Union Council
Harry Leslie Smith, 93-year-old anti-austerity campaigner and author of Harry’s Last Stand, will be talking about his life and politics and answering questions from the floor in this ‘Audience with Harry L. Smith’.
Harry moved many by his speech to the Labour Party Conference in 2014, relaying details of his upbringing in the 1930s and 40s, in the days before a welfare state and the NHS (see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLrF_m8gbsM). He will speak further on the subject of life in his youth as well as his thoughts on the present and he will answer questions from the audience.