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October 30, 1893, marked the final day of the World’s Columbian Exposition. This event commemorated the 400th anniversary of Columbus’ arrival in the New World.
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Stories of ’68
Stories of ’68 Wednesday, November 5, panel discussion at 6:30 p.m., reception follows Journalist Laura Washington moderates a panel discussion that explores this pivotal decade in American music, culture, and politics. Join us as speakers discuss the impact and legacy of the era, followed by a Q&A with the audience. Our esteemed panelists include acclaimed broadcaster Bill Kurtis, host of WXRT’s Breakfast with the Beatles Terri Hemmert, and political activist and founder of MK Communications Marilyn Katz.
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