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MPL Talks: The Life of Josef Stalin

Our Major Leaders of World War II series continued with a program about Josef Stalin, our ally during the war and greatest threat afterward. Our speaker, John Foster—who, in addition to being a librarian, also has a doctorate degree in … Continue reading

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MPL Talks: Civil War to Civil Rights

During the most recent talk in our Civil War series with James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Judge Paul Mitrovich took on the ambitious task of tracking civil rights from slavery to the Civil Rights Act of 1964. During his … Continue reading

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MPL Talks: Franklin Delano Roosevelt & WWII

Our Major Leaders of World War II series continued with a program about Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the longest-serving president in the country’s history. Our speaker, John Foster—who, in addition to being a librarian, also has a doctorate degree in history—discussed: … Continue reading

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MPL Talks: Life after World War II

It’s always momentous when Bob Zonneville comes to Mentor Public Library. Zonneville is a World War II veteran who received a Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts. He—along with local historian Thom Matowitz, who literally wrote the book on Mentor—hosted … Continue reading

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MPL Talks: Nazism in Power

If Dr. John Foster’s talk on the rise of National Socialism in Germany intrigued you, its sequel will fascinate you. Recently, Foster—who, in addition to being a librarian, also has a doctorate degree in history—discussed the Nazi Party in power both … Continue reading

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