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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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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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February 26, 2017

Author Talk & Signing:
with Julie Otsuka author of
WHEN THE EMPEROR WAS DIVINE
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 2:00 p.m.

The Poughkeepsie Public Library District and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will present an author talk and signing with Julie Otsuka, author of WHEN THE EMPEROR WAS DIVINE, on Sunday, February 26, 2017. The program will begin at 2:00 p.m. in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center. Copies of the book will be available for sale after the talk. 

Free public event.

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Otsuka Book

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March 9, 2017

Author Talk & Signing:
with Geraldine Hawkins author of
ELLIOTT AND ELEANOR ROOSEVELT:
THE STORY OF A FATHER AND HIS
DAUGHTER IN THE GILDED AGE

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

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will present an author talk and signing with Geraldine Hawkins, author of ELLIOTT AND ELEANOR ROOSEVELT: THE STORY OF A FATHER AND HIS DAUGHTER IN THE GILDED AGE, on Thursday, March 9, 2017. The program will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center. Copies of the book will be available for sale after the talk. 

Free public event.

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Hawkins Book

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March 22, 2017

Presentation and Conversation:
Listening to the Roosevelts:
Eleanor Roosevelt, "First Lady of Radio"

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

REGISTER

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will present Listening to the Roosevelts: Eleanor Roosevelt, "First Lady of Radio" at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Hosted by Library Director Paul Sparrow -- in conversation with Anya Luscombe of University College Roosevelt -- this program will include selected audio recordings of Mrs. Roosevelt's broadcasts. Attendees are invited to put down their mobile devices and experience Eleanor Roosevelt as listeners did in the age of radio.

Free public event. Registration required.

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April 8, 2017

Author Talks & Signings:
Hudson Valley History Reading Festival
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

REGISTER

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and the Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District will present the fifth annual Hudson Valley History Reading Festival on Saturday, April 8, 2017. In four sessions, beginning at 10:00 a.m., authors of book on Hudson Valley history will present author talks followed by book signings.

Authors include: Susan Stessin-Cohn and Ashley Hurlburt-Biagini, coauthors of In Defiance: Runaways from Slavery in New York's Hudson River Valley; and Vernon Benjamin, author of The History of The Hudson River Valley: From the Civil War to Modern Times.

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. Registration required.

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In Defiance BookHHRV Book

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