Programs & Exhibits Jan - Mar 2014 - page 8

Dr. William Gudelunas and
Dr. David Gudelunas
America’s Happy Days with
Presidents Truman, Eisenhower,
and Kennedy
Our favorite local legendary professor,
Dr. William Gudelunas,
will return to
the Library to visit United States History
from post-WWII to the assassination
of JFK. He will be joined by his son,
Dr. David Gudelunas
of Fairfield
University, who will discuss the impact
media had on these presidential terms.
President Harry S. Truman and
the Miracle of ‘48
Monday, January 6, 2 – 3:15 p.m.
We Like Ike
Tuesday, January 7, 2 – 3:15 p.m.
Media and Democracy: Presidents,
The Press, and Public Opinion
Thursday, January 9, 2 – 3:15 p.m.
President Kennedy and the New
Friday, January 10, 2 – 3:15 p.m.
Professor Penny Rivin
The Middle East
The Middle East may be far away, but the
events and issues that develop there have
an impact on the entire world. Professor
Penny Rivin
will provide us
with an understanding of this region and
its role in international politics.
Formerly a newscaster for CNN,
Professor Rivin did her graduate work
at the University of Missouri-Kansas
City, and became a Middle East
specialist and social historian. She
recently retired from College of the
Desert, where for ten years she taught
World Civilization and World History
Can We Go Home Now?
America’s Involvement and
What’s At Stake
Tuesday, January 21, 2 – 3 p.m.
Follow the Money: Who’s
Picking Up the Tab and Why?
Thursday, January 23, 2 – 3 p.m.
This series of lectures is made possible by a
generous gift from Roberta Peters Jones.
Presented by the Rancho Mirage Public Library Foundation
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