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Theodore Roosevelt: Making the Modern American President

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster started his US Presidents of the 20th Century series last week with Theodore Roosevelt. We’ve filmed and shared his talk for those who couldn’t join us that night. Learn how Roosevelt’s morals affected his … Continue reading

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Learn about Teddy Roosevelt during our new Presidents of the US Series

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster has guided us through the major battles and leaders of World War II. Now he’s starting a series that will focus on the US Presidents of the 20th Century. It begins with Rough Rider … Continue reading

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MPL Talks: The Nuremberg Trials

We hosted a special program about the Nuremberg Trials for International Holocaust Remembrance Day. After World War II, surviving Nazi officials faced trial for their crimes. Those trials and their outcomes still impact global politics today. The speaker was our own Dr. John … Continue reading

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Learn about Nuremberg Trials during special program at the library

We’re hosting a special program about the Nuremberg Trials for International Holocaust Remembrance Day. After World War II, surviving Nazi officials faced trial for their crimes. Those trials and their outcomes still impact global politics today. You can learn more about them at … Continue reading

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MPL Talks: Winston Churchill & the Battle of Britain

Our Major Leaders of World War II series concludes with a closer look at Winston Churchill. Our speaker, John Foster—who, in addition to being a librarian, also has a doctorate degree in history—discussed: Churchill’s acumen as a leader, speaker, soldier, … Continue reading

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