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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 6, 2017

Conversation & Signing:
Peter Baker
OBAMA: THE CALL OF HISTORY

Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 4:00 p.m.

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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will present a conversation and book signing at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, October 6, 2017 with best-selling author and Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times Peter Baker author of OBAMA: THE CALL OF 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.

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Baker Book

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October 11, 2017

Author Talk and Signing:
Nancy Woloch
ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, IN HER WORDS: ON WOMEN, POLITICS, LEADERSHIP, AND LESSONS FROM LIFE

Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 1:00 p.m.

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As part of an afternoon of programming for Eleanor Roosevelt's birthday on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum will present an author talk and signing with Nancy Woloch editor of ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, IN HER WORDS: ON WOMEN, POLITICS, LEADERSHIP, AND LESSONS FROM LIFE. Copies of the book will be available for sale after the talk. 

Free public event but space is limited. Registration required.

[At 3:00 p.m. the National Park Service will hold a Rose Garden ceremony to commemorate Eleanor Roosevelt's Birthday. Following the ceremony, the FDR Presidential Library will invite visitors back to the Wallace Center for birthday cake and refreshments.] 

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Woloch Book

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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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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 Book

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