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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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May 24, 2019

Performances & Entertainment:
16th annual USO Show
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.

SOLD OUT

An evening of WWII-era entertainment will transport visitors back to the Roosevelt days as the FDR Presidential Library hosts the 16th annual USO Show at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24, 2019 in the Henry A. Wallace Center. Attendees will enjoy an evening of comedy and entertainment, historic film footage, and music from the 1940s.

SOLD OUT

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USO Show - SOLD OUT

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May 25-26, 2019

World War II Military Displays:
BIVOUAC
Location: FDR Library Great Lawn
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

On Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26, 2019 the lawn in front of the FDR Presidential Library will take on the appearance of a World War II encampment with WWII Military Displays. Period military vehicles of all sizes and soldiers in battle dress will be on hand to share their love of World War II history. To celebrate the opening of the FDR Library's new special exhibition “D-Day: FDR and Churchill’s ‘Mighty Endeavor’” several participants will display D-Day-related exhibits.

Free public event.

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Bivouac

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May 25, 2019

Author Talk and Book Signing:
WAR AND PEACE: FDR'S FINAL ODYSSEY: D-DAY TO YALTA, 1943-1945
with Nigel Hamilton
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 4:00 p.m.
REGISTER

As part of its opening weekend activities for the new special exhibition “D-Day: FDR and Churchill’s ‘Mighty Endeavor’” the FDR Presidential Library and Museum will present an author talk and book signing with Nigel Hamilton author of WAR AND PEACE: FDR'S FINAL ODYSSEY: D-DAY TO YALTA, 1943-1945 on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. The program will be held in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home. Copies of the author's book will be for sale in the New Deal Store located in the Wallace Center.

Free public event but space is limited and registration is required. REGISTER HERE.

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Hamilton Book Talk

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May 26, 2019

Gordon Cohen Churchill Lecture:
"D-Day: Leadership Under Pressure"
A discussion with Richard Aldous, Eliot Cohen and David Reynolds
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 2:00 p.m.
REGISTER

As part of its opening weekend activities for the new special exhibition “D-Day: FDR and Churchill’s ‘Mighty Endeavor’” the FDR Presidential Library and Museum will present the inaugural Gordon Cohen Churchill Lecture, "D-Day: Leadership Under Pressure" -- a discussion with Richard Aldous, Eliot Cohen and David Reynolds on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. The program will be held in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home.

Free public event but space is limited and registration is required. REGISTER HERE.

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D-Day Image

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June 1, 2019

Conversation and Book Signing:
HOPE AND HISTORY: A MEMOIR OF TUMULTUOUS TIMES
with Ambassador William J. vanden Heuvel
and Katrina vanden Heuvel

Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 2:00 p.m.
REGISTER

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will present a conversation with Ambassador William J. vanden Heuvel and Katrina vanden Heuvel on the Ambassador’s new book HOPE AND HISTORY: A MEMOIR OF TUMULTUOUS TIMES on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 2:00 PM. This event will be held in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home. Copies of the author's book will be for sale in the New Deal Store located in the Wallace Center.

Free public event but space is limited and registration is required. REGISTER HERE.

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vanden Heuvel Book

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June 15, 2019

Author Talks & Book Signings:
16th Annual Roosevelt Reading Festival
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Roosevelt Library will present the 16th annual Roosevelt Reading Festival on Saturday, June 15, 2019. In concurrent sessions throughout the day, fifteen authors of recently published works that draw upon the Roosevelt Library archives will present author talks followed by book signings.

This year's festival will include a special afternoon discussion, “FDR: Leader and Educator” with renowned historians Susan Dunn and Michael Beschloss. Copies of all of the authors' books will be available for sale in the New Deal Store.

Free public event.

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Roosevelt Reading Festival

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