Friday, December 28, 2007

Ken Burns jump starts 2008 First Wednesdays lecture series

Although not at the Library, Ken Burns is definitely the First Wednesdays January 2 presentor. Here is the information sent to the Brattleboro Reformer:

December 2007


Vermont Humanities Council Presents First Wednesdays Lecture


PBS Filmmaker Ken Burns Discusses the Human Dimensions of World War II

at The Latchis Theatre, hosted by Brooks Memorial Library

Because of an anticipated large audience, Award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns has now been scheduled to speak at The Latchis Theatre instead of the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center. Burns will explore the most intimate human dimensions of World War II on January 2 at 7:00 pm with a talk entitled “No Ordinary Lives.”

Hosted by Brooks Memorial Library, the talk is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public.

Burns will discuss how the worldwide catastrophe of World War II touched the lives of every family on every street in America, demonstrating that in extraordinary times, there are no ordinary lives.

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Information contact: Jerry Carbone, 802-254-5290 ext 101,

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