April 04, 2018

Main Library

Apr 4

Wed 7:00 pm

Dr. Gary Hylander & America 1968

The Assassinations of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. &  Robert F. Kennedy- Wednesday, April 4 @ 7:00 PM
The Presidential Election of 1968- RESCHEDULED for Monday, April 30 @ 7:00 PM

The upcoming year marks the 50th Anniversary of 1968, a turbulent year in American History. One of Westwood's favorite orators, Dr. Gary Hylander, will discuss the Tet Offensive (4/2), the Assassinations of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy (4/4) and the Presidential Election of 1968 (4/30).

Hylander earned his PhD at Boston College, and is currently an independent scholar who specializes as a presidential historian, pedagogical specialist for the NEH, and has been professor of history at Framingham State University and at Stonehill College.  He is a frequent presenter at library forums, historical societies, senior living centers, civic and professional organizations, as well as a public affairs commentator on local cable news and radio.  No registration is required and all are welcome!

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