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Events Calendar


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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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April 26, 2018

Film Screening:
THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI (1957)
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.
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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will host a film screening of the 1957 Academy Award winning film THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 26, 2018. 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. Registration required.

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BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI poster

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May 10, 2018

Film Screening:
THE MORE THE MERRIER (1943) and
THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES (1946)
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will host a double feature film screening on Thursday, May 10, 2018 of THE MORE THE MERRIER (1943) at 4:00 p.m. and THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES (1946) at 7:00 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. Registration required.

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Double Feature Films

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May 25, 2018

Performances & Entertainment:
15th annual USO SHOW
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.

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An evening of WWII-era entertainment will transport visitors back to the Roosevelt days as the FDR Presidential Library hosts the 15th annual USO Show at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2018 in the Henry A. Wallace Center.

Attendees will enjoy an evening of comedy and entertainment, historic film footage, and music from the 1940s.

Free public event but space is limited. Registration required.

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USO Show

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May 26, 2018
- May 27, 2018

Encampment:
WWII Military Displays
Location: FDR Library Great Lawn
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

On Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27, 2018 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.

Free public event.

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June 16, 2018

Author Talks & Signings:
15th annual Roosevelt Reading Festival
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The FDR Presidential Library will present the 15th annual Roosevelt Reading Festival on Saturday, June 16, 2018. 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, Susan Dunn will discuss her book A Blueprint for War: FDR and the Hundred Days That Mobilized America for the special afternoon presentation.

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.

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Reading Festival 2018

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June 21, 2018

Author Talk & Signing:
Alexander Heffner
author of A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

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 with PBS host and journalist Alexander Heffner -- author of A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES on Thursday, June 21, 2018. The program will begin at 7:00 p.m. in Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home. Following the presentation, Heffner will be available to sign copies of his book. This is a free public event but registration is required

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Heffner Talk

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