Events Calendar

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Cliff Laube at (845) 486-7745 or email clifford.laube@nara.gov.

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Fahrenheit 451

THE BIG READ Panel Discussion:
Dangerous Expressions:
FAHRENHEIT 451 and the Fear of Ideas

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.

The FDR Presidential Library, Marist College and the Poughkeepsie Public Library District will host a panel discussion entitled, Dangerous Expressions: FAHRENHEIT 451 and the Fear of Ideas, at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and HomeMarist College professors and Library staff will discuss the history of censorship in the arts and society.

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

 

THE ROOSEVELTS - Geoffrey C. Ward

Author Talk and Signing:
Geoffrey C. Ward

THE ROOSEVELTS: An Intimate History

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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 Wednesday, October 22, 2014 with Geoffrey C. Ward, coauthor of THE ROOSEVELTS: An Intimate History in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home.

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

 

Joe Donahue - WAMC

THE BIG READ Community Conversation:
For the Love of Books
with Joe Donahue

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 3:00 p.m.

The FDR Presidential Library and the Poughkeepsie Public Library District will host a Community Conversation: For the Love of Books with Joe Donahue at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home. Donahue hosts the weekday morning show 'The Roundtable' and the weekly 'Book Show' on WAMC Northeast Public Radio. He reads voraciously in preparation for his many interviews with authors and has agreed to speak about his love of books and share personal highlights from his many author interviews.

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

 

Polio Boulevard

Author Talk and Signing:
Karen Chase
Polio Boulevard: A Memoir

Thursday, November 6, 2014
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, November 6, 2014 with Karen Chase, author of Polio Boulevard: A Memoir in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home.

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

 

Rockefeller Book

Author Talk and Signing:
Richard Norton Smith
On His Own Terms:
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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, November 18, 2014 with Richard Norton Smith, author of On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home.

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

 

 
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