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Guest Lecture: "Conformity and Rebellion - The Late 1950's"

Event Information:

When: Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, 2 p.m.

Age limit: All ages

Where: Warren Public Library
444 Mahoning Ave. NW
Warren, OH

Categorized under: Lectures | Lectures.

Recuring Event? No

Long Description: The mid- to late-1950s were a time of important scientific, cultural, artistic, and political events. It was the era of Sputnik, James Dean, Elvis Presley, and the Civil Rights Movement. Dr. Kenneth Bindas, Professor and Chair of the Department of History at Kent State University, will talk about some of the people and events that influenced those coming of age at the dawn of the 1960s. Dr. Bindas will ‘set the stage’ to help audiences understand the cultural significance of the “Rocket Boys” era. No registration necessary.

Event posted: Sept. 17, 2015

Last updated: Aug. 16, 2016

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