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  • April 30
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  • Tumwater

Four-Color Reality: How Comic Books and the Real World Shape Each Other

Since their debut in the 1930s, comic books have been a regular part of our pop-culture landscape. While often dismissed as escapist entertainment, these pulp treasures also provide a fascinating lens through which to view our nation’s past, present and potential future. In this interactive presentation, journalist and educator T. Andrew Wahl explores how everything […]

  • When
  • 5:30 pm, Tuesday
    April 30, 2019
  • Where
  • Tumwater Timberland Library
    7023 New Market St
    Tumwater, WA 98501 United States
  • April 30
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  • Sumner

Hacking Democracy: What Social Media is Doing to US Politics

Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram—some of which did not even exist a decade ago—are playing an increasingly central role in politicians’ efforts to get elected. What does this mean for the American voter? Join political scientist Travis Ridout to explore the pros and cons of social media in political campaigns. While […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Tuesday
    April 30, 2019
  • Where
  • Sumner Pierce County Library
    1116 Fryar Ave
    Sumner, WA 98390 United States
  • April 30
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  • Centralia

Let It Not Happen Again: Lessons of the Japanese American Exclusion

In March of 1942, 227 Japanese Americans were forcibly removed from their homes on Bainbridge Island by the US Army. Starting with this small community, a national strategy began, with more than 120,000 Japanese American men, women, and children forcibly removed and incarcerated during World War II. Clarence Moriwaki shares the story of Bainbridge Island—the […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Tuesday
    April 30, 2019
  • Where
  • McMenamins Olympic Club
    112 N. Tower Ave.
    Centralia, WA 98531 United States
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