Jack London State Historic Park Event

Tai Chi at Jack London State Park, Glen Ellen, CA

  Sunday,  July 13, 2014 at 10:00 AM

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Doc will lead a beginning Tai Chi “moving meditation” in the picnic area overlooking the vineyards above the west parking lot.

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Doc leading his Tai Chi class in the square at Humboldt State University

For information about Jack London State Park, fees, events and hours,  click the link below:

http://www.jacklondonpark.com/

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Doc’s Sports Today and in the Day

“Brazil’s Philosopher King of Soccer” on ESPN Sports Radio 1340 AM, 7:55 AM, March 3 – March 7, 2014

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A complex and multi-talented individual, Socrates held a medical degree, studied philosophy, wrote political commentary and led a movement in Brazil called Corinthian democracy where his club soccer team modeled democratic principles in a country with a history of authoritarian and anti-democratic rule. His approach to playing the game of soccer elevated it to an art-form – “joga bonito.” Many historians believe that the 1982 Brazilian team which Socrates captained epitomized the highest creative and aesthetic ideals in team sport.

To stream Doc’s piece, go the PRX link below:

http://www.prx.org/pieces/111854-socrates-the-davinci-of-soccer

Radio Appearance

Listen to Doc on Radio El Sol on KMEC 105.1 FM live at 5:00 PM, Monday, February 24, 2014

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Doc and radio host Annie Esposito will discuss the the Brazilian soccer/football superstar and social activist Socrates  (2/19/1954 – 12/4/2011) and his legacy.  A complex and multi-talented individual, Socrates held a medical degree, studied philosophy, wrote political commentary and led a movement in Brazil called Corinthian democracy where his club soccer team modeled democratic principles in a country with a history of authoritarian and anti-democratic rule.  And, his approach to playing the game of soccer emphasized its potential as an art-form – “joga bonito.”  Many historians believe that the 1982 Brazilian team which Socrates captained epitomized the highest creative and aesthetic ideals in team sport.  Tune in and check it out!

Stream the show live at

http://www.kmecradio.org:8200/live.m3u

Radio Appearance

Women in Congress and The Acharnians- on Classics Now,  Thursday, February 20, 2013 at 1:15  PM on KHSU 90.5 FM, Arcata

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Doc and Mary will discuss plays by the Greek satirist Aristophenes whose gender-bending and folly-of-war satires more than 2500 years ago make clear that the more things change, the more they stay the same.

Tune in and listen to the show or stream it at:

http://www.khsu.org/listen_live

Doc’s Sports Today and in the Day

“Joe Louis” on ESPN Sports Radio 1340 AM, 7:55 AM, Feb. 17 – Feb. 21, 2014

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Heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis became the embodiment of American unity during WWII. He walked a fine line to serve the goals of Victory abroad as well as advancing the cause of social and racial justice within the military at home; an integrated military finally becoming a reality in 1948.

To stream Doc’s piece, go the PRX link below:

https://www.prx.org/pieces/105947-joe-louis-the-great-wwii-unifier

Special Event

Doc Hosts Monuments Men Dinner to honor his dad, Richard Allen Stull, Monday, February 17, 2014 at 5:00 PM, Plaza Grill, Arcata.

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Photo of Richard Allen Stull, Haarm, Germany, 1945, WWII – Civil Affairs/Interpreter/Arts and Monuments

Back of photo reads:  “Three members of the Hitler Volkstrom, who gave themselves up when the Americans entered their town of Haarm, Germany, point to the spot where they had their weapons hid.  A military government expert, Richard Stull of Lakewood, Ohio is getting the details.  104th Infantry Division, FUSH, US First Army, 3/3/45.

My dad was in a Civil Affairs Unit in WWII and later served with the Allied Military Government as a German language and culture specialist.  He and was involved in the restoration of some of Beethoven’s manuscripts and piano in the city of Bad Godesburg outside the new provisional German government in Bonn after the fall of Berlin.

An  an interpreter, he saw the liberation of three concentration camps.   He  earned three bronze stars though he never spoke about the circumstances behind his being awarded them.  He died in 1997.

For more information contact Doc at ras2@humboldt.edu

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