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  • October 18
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  • LaCrosse

Hollywood and the Homefront: Tinsel Town’s Contribution to WWII

During World War II, the War Department realized the importance of not only keeping up the morale of America’s fighting forces abroad, but the morale of those at home. The result was an unprecedented push by Hollywood to contribute morale-building war dramas, troop entertainment, and training films to the war effort. Special radio programs, documentary […]

  • When
  • 1:00 pm, Thursday
    October 18, 2018
  • Where
  • LaCrosse Library
    201 S. Main
    LaCrosse, WA 99143 United States
  • October 18
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  • Palouse

Hollywood and the Homefront: Tinsel Town’s Contribution to WWII

During World War II, the War Department realized the importance of not only keeping up the morale of America’s fighting forces abroad, but the morale of those at home. The result was an unprecedented push by Hollywood to contribute morale-building war dramas, troop entertainment, and training films to the war effort. Special radio programs, documentary […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    October 18, 2018
  • Where
  • Palouse Library
    E. 120 Main
    Palouse, WA 99161 United States
  • October 18
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  • Tukwila

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Join Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna as she builds awareness and appreciation of poetry — including the state’s legacy of poetry — through public readings, workshops, lectures, and presentations in geographically diverse areas of the state. Castro Luna fled war-torn El Salvador for the United States at the age of 14 with her […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Thursday
    October 18, 2018
  • Where
  • Tukwila Library
    14380 Tukwila International Blvd
    Tukwila, WA 98168 United States
  • October 18
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  • Spokane

Washington at War: The Evergreen State in WWI

One-hundred years ago in 1917, the US entered The Great War to fight alongside our European allies. But Washington’s homefront experience began long before the country entered the war, and continued afterward. Led by historian Lorraine McConaghy, the program begins with an illustrated introduction to the war’s themes before offering a “Readers’ Theater:” a script […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Thursday
    October 18, 2018
  • Where
  • Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, Eric A. Johnston Auditorium
    2316 W. First Avenue
    Spokane, Washington 99201 United States
  • October 18
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  • Lopez Island

The Razor’s Edge: The Washington Razor Clam Phenomenon

What brings thousands of men, women, and children to Washington’s sandy coastal beaches every year, braving weather and surf? The buried treasure known as the Pacific razor clam. Hunting and gathering these creatures has preoccupied Northwesterners from the time of the Native peoples to the present moment. Challenging to dig, delicious to eat, and providing […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    October 18, 2018
  • Where
  • Lopez Center for Community and the Arts
    204 Village Rd.
    Lopez Island, WA 98261 United States
  • October 18
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  • Pasco

Great Writers and the Great War: Literature as Peace Activism

Can literature and the arts really prevent war? Many British writers in the peace movement of the 1930s thought so. Their experiments in writing peace activist fiction are the basis for this presentation, which draws many of its examples from the vibrant period before World War II when hopes were high that war itself could […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    October 18, 2018
  • Where
  • Franklin County Historical Society and Museum
    305 N 4th Avenue
    Pasco, WA 99301 United States
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