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A World Gone Mad: World War I

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 4/6/2017
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
 On April 2, 1917 President Woodrow Wilson stated: “The world must be safe for democracy.” In four days the United States would enter World War I. Historian Jim Gibbons will take you through the first of two of the most catastrophic wars in our nation’s history, World War I, which started on July 28, 1914. Gibbons will highlight significant events that thrust the United States into this unwanted war. REGISTER
Library: Aspen Drive Library    map
Location: Meeting Room A and B
Other Information:
 Jim Gibbons, a Marengo resident and historian, has made a name for himself teaching the importance of history. His presentations have brought in audiences of over 100, with many audience members repeatedly attending his programs in libraries, park districts, retirement communities, private venues, schools, and colleges in Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin. He was also featured in The Northwest Herald, Chicago Tribune newspapers and Chicago Sun-Times newspapers as well as radio broadcasts, such as The Front Porch (Marengo Community Radio WXMR 94.3 FM), RFD Radio Network, and The Dolly McCarthy Show.
Presenter: Jim Gibbons
Status: Closed
Please Note
  • Attendee MUST give 24 HOUR cancellation notice. This allows time to notify others on the waiting list.