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

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 … 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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No Talking in the Library: Baseball, Jackie Robinson & Cultural Change

John and Meredith are missing baseball, so they discuss a pair of hardball documentaries: A Long Way From Home: The Untold Story of Baseball’s Desegregation, which shares the experiences of Black and Latino players who played in small town minor-league … Continue reading

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Mentor Library’s Cold War series explores the crises of 1956

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster will continue his series on the history of the Cold War during a special online program at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 23. He’ll discuss a series of crises that all contributed to rising tensions … Continue reading

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Revisit the Cold War with Mentor Public Library

This year, our resident historian Dr. John Foster is revisiting the Cold War during a series of lectures. In this first talk, he explains how the conflict that would define the latter half of the 20th century began even before World … Continue reading

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