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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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February 17, 2018

Author Talk and Signing:
Paul Brandus
THIS DAY IN PRESIDENTIAL HISTORY

Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 2:00 p.m.
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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will present an author talk and book signing at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 17, 2018 with Paul Brandus author of THIS DAY IN PRESIDENTIAL HISTORY in the Henry A. Wallace Center. Copies of the book will be available for sale after the talk.

Free public event but space is limited.
Registration required.


Documents on Display:
Presidential Autographs
Location: Roosevelt Library Research Room
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Roosevelt Library will host a President's Day Weekend event Documents on Display: Presidential Autographs on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Attendees can view a selection of presidential autographs from the Roosevelt Library archives -- many of which are from FDR's personal collection. The autographs display will be in the Roosevelt Library Research Room, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Free public event.

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Brandus Book

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February 28, 2018

African American History Month Program:
"A Conversation with David Lucander" 
author of WINNING THE WAR FOR DEMOCRACY: THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON MOVEMENT, 1941-1946

Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.
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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum -- to commemorate African American History Month -- will present "A Conversation with David Lucander" author of WINNING THE WAR FOR DEMOCRACY: THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON MOVEMENT, 1941-1946 at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home. There will be a book signing following the program and copies of the book will be available for sale in the New Deal Store.

Free public event but space is limited.
Registration required.

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Lucander Book

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March 14, 2018

Conversation:
"Democracy in Dutchess"
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.
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The FDR Presidential Library, the Poughkeepsie Journal and the Office of the Dutchess County Historian will present "Democracy in Dutchess" -- a conversation on political life in Dutchess County -- at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home. Opening remarks will be made by Dutchess County Historian William P. Tatum III. The discussion will be moderated by Library Director Paul Sparrow and will include Poughkeepsie Journal Engagement Editor John Penney, Vassar College Professor of History Rebecca Edwards and Emeritus Professor of Geography at Vassar College Harvey Flad.

Free public event but space is limited.
Registration required.

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Democracy in Dutchess

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April 21, 2018

Author Talks & Signings:
HUDSON VALLEY HISTORY
READING FESTIVAL

Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum -- and the Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District -- will present the 6th annual Hudson Valley History Reading Festival on Saturday, April 21, 2018. In four sessions, beginning at 10:00 a.m., authors of book on Hudson Valley history will present author talks followed by book signings.

Agenda:

10:00 a.m.
David Schuyler
EMBATTLED RIVER: THE HUDSON AND MODERN AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTALISM

11:00 a.m.
David Rocco
THE INDESTRUCTIBLE MAN: THE TRUE STORY OF WORLD WAR II HERO "CAPTAIN DIXIE"

Noon: LUNCH BREAK

1:00 p.m.
Allison Guertin Marchese
HUDSON VALLEY CURIOSITIES: THE SINKING OF THE STEAMSHIP SWALLOW, THE POUGHKEEPSIE SEER, THE UFOS OF THE CELTIC STONE CHAMBERS AND MORE

2:00 p.m.
Andrew K. Amelinckx
HUDSON VALLEY MURDER & MAYHEM

Copies of all of the authors' books will be available for sale in the New Deal Store located in the Wallace Center.

Free public event but space is limited.
Registration required.

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HVH Reading Festival Books

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