Events Calendar

For more information about upcoming public programs and events call
Cliff Laube at (845) 486-7745 or email clifford.laube@nara.gov.

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Butler Book

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Author Talk and Signing:
Susan Butler

Roosevelt and Stalin:
Portrait of a Partnership
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.

The FDR Presidential Library will host an author talk and signing at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, 2015 with Susan Butler, author of Roosevelt and Stalin: Portrait of a PartnershipCopies of the book will be available for sale after the talk.

Free public event. For information call (845) 486-7745.

 

Flad Book 

Philip Book

Dubois Book

Musso Book

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Public Program:
Hudson Valley History
Reading Festival

Location: Henry A. Wallace Center 
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The FDR Presidential Library and the Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District will present the third annual Hudson Valley History Reading Festival on Saturday, April 18, 2015 in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home.

In four sessions, beginning at 10:00 a.m., authors of books on Hudson Valley history will present author talks followed by book signings. Copies of all of the authors’ books will be available for sale in the New Deal Store located in the Wallace Center.

10:00 a.m.
Harvey K. Flad
Kingston: The IBM Years

and Main Street to Mainframes:
Landscape and Social Change in Poughkeepsie

11:00 a.m.
Cynthia Owen Philip
Wilderstein and the Suckleys:

A Hudson River Legacy

Noon
LUNCH BREAK

1:00 p.m.
Ann L. DuBois
The Big Apples of New York:
The Story of How New York State
Became the Big Apple 

2:00 p.m.
Anthony P. Musso
Staatsburg: A Village Lost in Time

4:00 p.m.
SWEET VIOLETSFilm: Sweet Violets
At 4:00 p.m., the Pare Lorentz Center at the FDR Presidential Library will screen the documentary Sweet Violets (40 min.) which chronicles Dutchess County's booming violet industry in the early twentieth century.  Director Tobe Carey will be available for Q&A after the film.

Free public events. For information call (845) 486-7745.

 

Walsh Book

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Author Talk and Signing:
Kenneth T. Walsh

Celebrity in Chief:
A History of the Presidents
and the Culture of Stardom
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.

The FDR Presidential Library will host an author talk and signing at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 with Chief White House Correspondent for U.S. News & World Report Kenneth T. Walsh, author of Celebrity in Chief: A History of the Presidents and the Culture of StardomCopies of the book will be available for sale after the talk.

Free public event. For information call (845) 486-7745.

 

 
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