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The Battle Not Begun

Presented by Ford Hall Forum at Suffolk University at The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, Boston MA

Mar 10 2022
The Battle Not Begun

Staged reading of play by NPR’s Jack Beatty has a contemporary resonance. It lights up deeper issues – the conflict between democracy & autocracy, the drive for territorial conquest through war – that resonates today.

At the brink of war, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain flew to Germany to save the peace. His three meetings with Adolf Hitler in September 1938 culminated with the Munich Agreement which allowed Germany to extend its territory into parts of Czechoslovakia. Chamberlain proclaimed “peace for our time.” But peace lasted only a year, ending in September 1939 with Hitler’s attack on Poland.
Tickets are free but in support of the people of the UKRAINE- knowing that in times of war

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Tickets for the March 10, 6 p.m. performance at The Modern Theatre, 525 Washington St., MA are free but seating is limited and reservations are required and available at


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Following the reading the panel discussion will focus on the erosion of democracy with Playwright Jack Beatty and Prof. Chris Mauriello who is a history professor and director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Salem State University.


The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University

525 Washington Street, Boston, MA


    • Wheelchair Access

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details


We will follow current municipal guidelines

Social Distancing: Yes
Limited Capacity: Yes
Reservations Required: Yes
Proof of Vaccination Required: No

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