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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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Ongoing

Special Exhibition:
IMAGES OF INTERNMENT: THE INCARCERATION OF JAPANESE AMERICANS DURING WORLD WAR II
Location: vanden Heuvel Gallery
Time: Regular hours and admission apply

On February 19, 2017 -- the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 -- the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum opened a new photographic exhibition entitled, IMAGES OF INTERNMENT: THE INCARCERATION OF JAPANESE AMERICANS DURING WORLD WAR II, with over 200 photographs including the work of Dorothea Lange and Ansel Adams. Signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 9066 led to the incarceration of 120,000 people of Japanese descent -- including approximately 80,000 American citizens -- during World War II. The exhibit will be on display in the Library's William J. vanden Heuvel Gallery through December 31, 2017. MORE ...

Regular hours and admission apply.

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October 12, 2017

Presentation:
"Close-ups of Time Forgotten:
The WSU Hirahara Photos Created in a Secret WWII Underground Darkroom"
with Patti Hirahara

Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.

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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will present, "Close-ups of Time Forgotten: The WSU Hirahara Photos Created in a Secret WWII Underground Darkroom" with Patti Hirahara on Thursday, October 12, 2017. The program will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center. Attendees will be invited to view the Roosevelt Library's new special exhibit, "Images of Internment: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans During World War II" free of charge, following the program. The exhibition includes the photography from the George and Frank C. Hirahara Photograph Collection at Washington State University.

Free public event but space is limited. Registration required.

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Hirahara Talk

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October 21, 2017

Conversation & Signing:
A. J. Baime
THE ACCIDENTAL PRESIDENT:
HARRY S. TRUMAN AND THE FOUR MONTHS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

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

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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will present a conversation and book signing at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 21, 2017 with A. J. Baime author of THE ACCIDENTAL PRESIDENT: HARRY S. TRUMAN AND THE FOUR MONTHS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD 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.

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Baime Talk

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October 17, 2017

Live Webcast:
THE VIETNAM WAR WITH KEN BURNS AND LYNN NOVICK
Moderated by Cokie Roberts

Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.

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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will present a live webcast of THE VIETNAM WAR WITH KEN BURNS AND LYNN NOVICK on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Henry A. Wallace Center. Cokie Roberts will moderate a discussion with directors Ken Burns and Lynn Novick about their PBS documentary series, The Vietnam War. This program is webcasting live from the William G. McGowan Theater at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. For information on attending the event in Washington D.C. click here.

Presented in part by the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of L3 Technologies.

Free public event but space is limited. Registration required.

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VIETNAM webcast

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November 5, 2017

Author Talk & Signing:
Michael E. Groth
SLAVERY AND FREEDOM IN THE MID-HUDSON VALLEY

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

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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and the Mid-Hudson Antislavery History Project will present a author talk and book signing at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 5, 2017 with Michael E. Groth author of SLAVERY AND FREEDOM IN THE MID-HUDSON VALLEY 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.

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Groth Talk

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November 8, 2017

Author Talk and Signing:
Kenneth T. Walsh
ULTIMATE INSIDERS: WHITE HOUSE PHOTOGRAPHERS AND HOW THEY SHAPE HISTORY

Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.

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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will present an author talk and book signing at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 with award-winning White House correspondent and columnist for U.S. News & World Report Kenneth T. Walsh author of ULTIMATE INSIDERS: WHITE HOUSE PHOTOGRAPHERS AND HOW THEY SHAPE HISTORY. Copies of the book will be available for sale after the talk.

Free public event but space is limited. Registration required.

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Walsh Talk

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