Conference Materials on Website

By: Portlight , 1:39 PM GMT on June 12, 2013

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Here is a link to all of the collateral materials from the Getting it Right Conference. Thank you to everyone who made this conference such a huge success! We will also be posting the PowerPoint presentations that were at the conference.

http://www.portlight.org/the-getting-it-right-con ferencepreviewtruepreview_id4preview_noncecf5da296 14/

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Thank you to everyone who made this conference such a huge success!

We will also be posting the PowerPoint presentations that were at the conference.


Dr. Jeff Masters delivering his Presentation Monday evening June 5th at the Atlanta Shepherd Center

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The Season is Upon us in the Tropics.

It was the 1970 Bhola cyclone and the civil war-related Bangladesh atrocities that devastated Bangladesh and the Area impacted that was the Genesis of Georges Idea to Help in some way.





George Harrison Presents Ringo Starr "It Don't Come Easy" live, Concert For Bangladesh






The Concert for Bangladesh


Genre Benefit concert

The Concert for Bangladesh (or Bangla Desh, as the country name was spelt originally) was the name for two benefit concerts organised by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar, held at 2.30 and 8 pm on Sunday, 1 August 1971, playing to a total of 40,000 people at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The shows were organised to raise international awareness and fund relief efforts for refugees from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), following the 1970 Bhola cyclone and the civil war-related Bangladesh atrocities. The concerts were followed by a bestselling live album, a boxed three-record set, and Apple Films' concert documentary, which opened in cinemas in the spring of 1972.

The event was the first-ever benefit concert of such a magnitude and featured a supergroup of performers that included Harrison, fellow ex-Beatle Ringo Starr, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Billy Preston, Leon Russell and the band Badfinger. In addition, Shankar and another legend of Indian music, Ali Akbar Khan, performed a separate set. Decades later, Shankar would say of the overwhelming success of the event: "In one day, the whole world knew the name of Bangladesh. It was a fantastic occasion ...



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