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Revisit the First Indochina War in Vietnam with Lecture Series from Mentor Library

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster will discuss the first Indochina War in Vietnam during a free online talk at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 6. The talk is part of a year-long lecture series on The Vietnam Wars. This program … Continue reading

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Revisit the History of the Vietnam Wars with Lecture Series from Mentor Library

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster began his year-long examination of the Vietnam Wars with a lecture last week on the long history of European colonialism in Vietnam. The talk can be viewed here. Foster describes the story of French involvement … Continue reading

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Discover the history of Ireland’s Bloody Sunday

Dr. John Foster, our resident historian and one of our adult reference librarians, shares a free lecture about one of the most infamous days in Irish history, Bloody Sunday. He describes the events, what led up to them, and their terrible consequences. … Continue reading

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

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster concludes his year-long series on the history of the Cold War with a focus on the climactic year of 1989 when the Berlin Wall fell. Across a divided continent, people strove for freedom and tried … Continue reading

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Mentor Library’s Cold War series explores the turning point of 1968

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster will continue his series on the history of the Cold War during a fascinating online program at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17. Foster will focus on the pivotal year of 1968, which was a turning point … Continue reading

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