Tag Archives: World War II

Dwight D. Eisenhower: From World War to the Cold War

We concluded our Presidents of the 20th Century series with a focus on Dwight D. Eisenhower. Eisenhower was a complicated man — a West Point graduate and general who warned about the military-industrial complex; a man who valued duty but … 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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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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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: 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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