Mentor Library’s Cold War series concludes with focus on 1989

Discover how the Cold War ended and how it still affects us today.

Discover how the Cold War ended and how it still affects us today.

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster will conclude his year-long series on the history of the Cold War during an online program at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19.

His program will focus on the climactic year of 1989 when the Berlin Wall fell. Across a divided continent, people strove for freedom and tried to figure out what life would be like without the Iron Curtain. Learn how this pivotal moment still impacts European history.

This program is free and open to all. It will be broadcast online using Zoom. Those who wish to watch can register on our website or call us at (440) 255-8811 ext. 247. This program will also be recorded and available for viewing at a future date on the library’s website, Facebook, and YouTube page.

In addition to being a reference librarian, Foster has a doctorate degree in history. He has taught history at both high school and college levels. Previously, he has led series on the Battles of World War II, the American Revolution and US Presidents of the 20th Century at the library.

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