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Fabulous First Ladies

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 9/24/2019
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
 The role of First Lady was not given a momentís thought by the Founding Fathers. Nonetheless, our First Ladies represent an amazing array of accomplished women, each with a unique story and a unique place in American History. In this original series I will present a list of my top ten favorite First Ladies. We will look at some of the fascinating women who served, the unexpected challenges they faced and how they reflect the changing role of women throughout our history. This event will take place at the Libertyville Civic Center located at 135 W Church St, Libertyville, IL 60048. REGISTER
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Location: Libertyville Civic Center-Room C
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 Barry Bradford's work has won awards from the President, Congress, and major Civil Rights groups. He has been interviewed by major media outlets including The Today Show, The New York Times, U.S. News And World Report, ABC, CBS, and NBC Evening News, The Voice of America, The Washington Post, Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, and C-SPAN.

Additionally Barry has garnered international attention through The Times Of London and Chinese National Television. His speaking style has been called dramatic, entertaining and powerful. Barry has been featured on the front page of the Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Sun-Times, and the Chicago Daily Herald, and has been recognized by the Organization of American Historians as a Distinguished Lecturer.

Barry brings humor, passion, intrigue, and deeply compelling stories to all his keynotes and workshops. He connects with his audience in a personal and transformative way. Audience members leave inspired and with the tools they need to be a force for change in the world. His presentations have been praised for being both funny and brilliantly crafted.

Barry made history as the leader of the team that reopened theCivil Rights era Mississippi Burning case and brought the murderer to justice. His commitment to justice and belief in the power of every individual to affect history led him to spearhead a movement to convince the State of Mississippi to clear the name of Civil Rights martyr Clyde Kennard.
Presenter: Barry Bradford
Status: Openings
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