• Robert Hamrdla

    04/12/2018 | 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Join us as we hear from Stanford Professor Robert Hamrdla, a world traveler and expert in German studies.

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  • Meet the Author

    03/14/2018 | 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Join us for a conversation with David Woolner, PhD, Senior Fellow and Hyde Park Resident Historian at the Roosevelt Institute, as he paints a revealing portrait of the end of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's life and presidency.

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  • Meet the Author

    02/28/2018 | 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Join us for an evening discussion with author Mark Moyar, PhD, on the WWII roots of America’s most secretive portion of our military: the Special Forces.

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  • Lagniappe Lecture

    04/11/2018 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    This presentation aims to begin to address the gap in information regarding the history of internment at Camp Livingston. Speakers Hayley Johnson and Sarah Simms approach this topic through the lens of one extended family’s experience: the Kohara and Miyamoto families.

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  • Lunchbox Lecture

    04/18/2018 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Though largely understudied within the context of WWII history, the experiences of the Montford Point Marines—an all-black unit of Marines who trained at Montford Point Camp in Jacksonville, North Carolina—provide many lessons for us today.

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  • Lunchbox Lecture

    04/04/2018 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Come discover the difference between a “heel” and a “face,” how to generate “heat” and get “over” with the fans, as well as how many of the most famous wrestling stars of 20th century started out working for Uncle Sam– just in time for Wrestlemania!

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  • Lunchbox Lecture

    03/07/2018 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    In 1942, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt penned a letter to Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis, giving MLB permission to operate throughout World War II. The letter, which became known as “The Green Light Letter,” was a relief to team owners as baseball became the only major sport to survive during the war.

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  • Dinner with a Curator - Deception on the High Seas

    02/27/2018 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Join us as Museum Curator Joshua Schick discusses how World War II represents the pinnacle of naval camouflage technology and techniques in development since before World War I, a strategy that had not yet been fully rendered obsolete by advanced radar technology.

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