Memorial Service for Robert Parry

A memorial service in celebration of the life and work of Robert Parry will be held on April 14, 2018 at 2:30pm in the Galaxy Ballroom of the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel in Arlington, VA located at 900 S. Orme St. 22204.

The service will feature music and guest speakers, as well as a short video remembering Bob’s life. For those who cannot attend the event, a video of the program will be posted at a later date to Consortiumnews.com.

Driving directions to the event can be found online:  https://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/area/directions.html?propertyID=829

By Car

If you drive, please park in the subterranean garage. Parking will be free on the afternoon of the event.

Public Transportation

Take the Yellow or Blue line to the Pentagon City Metro station. A free shuttle to the Sheraton Hotel runs every 30 minutes on the hour and half-hour.

From Washington National Airport (DCA)

A free shuttle from the airport to the Sheraton hotel picks up from Terminal A, Door 5 & Door 9 on the 15 and 45 of every hour. A shuttle from the Sheraton to the airport departs from the hotel at the top and half of every hour.

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17 comments for “Memorial Service for Robert Parry

  1. Mark
    April 14, 2018 at 11:56 am

    Godspeed Mr. Parry. I am sorry I can’t be there to honor your dedication to the truth. In you, the media lost one of their very best.

  2. Leo Knikman
    April 13, 2018 at 2:24 am

    From the Netherlands, my thoughts will be with this Memorial.
    May you rest in peace, Robert Parry.
    And may your great and inspiring work live on

  3. Skip Scott
    April 7, 2018 at 7:47 am

    Wish I could make it. Robert was a great man, and a real American hero. RIP Robert, your speaking truth made a difference, and CN lives on.

  4. glitch
    April 6, 2018 at 8:36 pm

    Our hearts will be with you.

  5. MLS
    April 6, 2018 at 3:17 pm

    I would be there, if I could, to pay my respects to an American hero.

    Please explore ways to share the proceedings with those who cannot make it.

    Thank you.

  6. Bob
    April 6, 2018 at 2:46 pm

    From Canada: Robert Parry’s site is still my number one source for accurate stuff we are “protected” from seeing by the criminally complicit MSM. RIP Robert

  7. Bill jones
    April 6, 2018 at 2:55 am

    damn we need more like him.

  8. Deniz
    April 6, 2018 at 2:10 am

    You have honored us with your gracious invitation.

  9. John Barth jr.
    April 5, 2018 at 9:07 pm

    I cannot attend the memorial service for Robert Parry, but he will live on in my thoughts and those of many thousands. He is now part of the strength of our essential alternative journalism, part of the universal mind of humanity.

  10. John Edward Tipre
    April 5, 2018 at 8:05 pm

    Robert Parry, journalist on the exalted level of I. F. Stone. Corporate media is the metastatic ill facing freedom of speech and press, democracy itself. Robert Parry proved part of the cure. Would that those coming up through the ranks choose his path, the honorable path and, more reasonably, the sole path for a political culture concerned about its health.

  11. Alka Shah
    April 5, 2018 at 4:02 pm

    Robert Parry remains a great inspiration for me. His has been a life well lived and his work has given me a deep understanding of how politics works. Perhaps someday I may find the courage to add to the discourse he has created. I wish his family courage and strength in this difficult time.

    • geeyp
      April 5, 2018 at 6:47 pm

      What Kay, Kiwi, and Alka say goes for me, too. I wish I could attend these D.C. area events, with this not so much an event as a commemoration of a lifetime of hard work.

      • geeyp
        April 5, 2018 at 7:20 pm

        That is a fitting, and touching addition to the masthead.

  12. Kay
    April 5, 2018 at 1:29 pm

    It would be great if this were video taped so those of us who can’t make it 3,000 miles for the service can be part of it too.
    Many of us live hundreds of thousands of miles away, and loved Bob just as much.

    Wishing the Parry family, friends and colleagues peace and love through loss so huge.
    Sure miss Bob’s writing…

    • KiwiAntz
      April 5, 2018 at 5:43 pm

      My thoughts exactly? Mr Parry’s many fans would have loved to be at his memorial service to honour this great man but due to the tyranny of distance, can’t attend this? Any chance of this service being Podcast or put on YouTube as Mr Parry had many fans around the World who loved & respected his work? My condolences to the Parry family, Bob was a courageous man, a hero to those seeking the truth & exposing corrupt Govts & their nefarious deeds?

    • Bill jones
      April 6, 2018 at 3:00 am

      Agree

    • April 10, 2018 at 10:39 am

      If you’re near the SF Bay Area, there will be a tribute to Robert Parry on May 19 in Berkeley, California.

      http://bobbaldock.com/robert-parry-event/

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