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  • January 18 Thursday

    Independence, MO - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    "Big Sonia" Film Screening

    Standing tall at 4'8", Sonia is one of the last remaining Holocaust survivors in Kansas City and one of the only survivors here who speaks publicly about her wartime experience.
  • Washington, DC - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam

    Based on the book of the same name, this 1987 Emmy Award–winning HBO documentary features actors and actresses reading actual letters home from men and women serving in the Vietnam War.
  • January 16 Tuesday

    Simi Valley, CA - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Lecture and Book Signing with David Limbaugh

    We will be hosting a lecture and book signing with David Limbaugh. He will be discussing the current state of the conservative movement in the age of Trump, as well as the days of the Reagan Conservatism.
  • Atlanta, GA - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

    The New Barbarism film screening

    Free screening and discussion of the film The New Barbarianism
  • January 13 Saturday

    Hyde Park, NY - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

    Book Talk: Meredith Hindley

    The Roosevelt Library will present an author talk and book signing with Meredith Hindley author of DESTINATION CASABLANCA: EXILE, ESPIONAGE, AND THE BATTLE FOR NORTH AFRICA IN WORLD WAR II, on January 13, 2018.
  • January 12 Friday

    Washington, DC - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court

    Paul Finkelman discusses his book Supreme Injustice, which highlights the three most important Supreme Court Justices before the Civil War—John Marshall, Roger B. Taney, and Joseph Story.
  • January 10 Wednesday

    Kansas City, MO - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

    I Am Not Your Negro Film Screening and Discussion

    Film screening and discussion of "I Am Not Your Negro" as a part of the 2017-2018 Film Series with Greater KC Black History Study Group.
  • Washington, DC - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

    African American Folktales

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Maria Tatar will discuss their book, "The Annotated African American Folktales."
  • December 22 Friday

    Abilene, KS - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Let's Promote Hope

    A Veterans Suicide Awareness Program
  • December 18 Monday

    Independence, MO - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

    The Margaret Truman Memorial Reading Group

    Margaret Truman Daniel (1924-2008). We remember the only child of Harry and Bess Truman by reading and discussing one of her books each month.

All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.