Freshman Seminar 002

Freshman Seminar 002 - daughter Margie Phelps, the ADL...

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Freshman Seminar 002-041 Fall 2010 Presentation Questions: 1) Presentation Team: Matthew Menninger and Francisco Arroyo 2) Topic: We will be addressing a protest held by the Westboro Baptist Church in opposition to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. 3) Subject of Presentation: The WBC (Westboro Baptist Church for short) protests against a few Jewish institutions, Washington D.C.’s largest synagogue, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (in Washington D.C.) and the Anti-Defamation League. 4) When did this controversy take place? Protests against the latter organizations and institutions took place on May 8, 2009 with two major incidents of anti-sematic sentiments held in Washington D.C. in the past. 5) Who were the major players/participants? The major players involved in this event were: the WBC, Fred Phelps and his
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Unformatted text preview: daughter Margie Phelps, the ADL (Anti-Defamation League), and the Jewish synagogues. 6) How was it resolved? The protests stirred up media interest in generating publicity of the WBC protests against Jewish institutions, but there was no major resolution after the protests. 7) What sources might you use for this topic? Our primary sources will consists of researching the WBC and ADL sites directly, as well as researching the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and possible comments they may hold towards the WBC. We will likely draw data from secondary sources of information such as newspaper articles/reports, journal articles, and video media posted on popular viral media sites such as Youtube....
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