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Westport, CT 06880 United States

December 2019

WestportREADS: Hall of Fame: Women and War

Fri, December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST
The Westport Museum of History and Culture, 25 Avery Place
Westport, CT 06880 United States

As a part of WestportREADS, join the discussion. The Women have been involved in military conflicts from the beginning of time; some as warriors, some as spies and others who made the munitions or simply called for peace. Connecticut women are among the finest and bravest who have stood for their cause –sometimes defying gender norms, and often without the recognition they deserved. CWHF Inductees prove that women are just as tough as men and will inspire others to shatter…

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January 2020

WestportREADS: Exhibit Opening: “Dragon Lady: The Life of Sigrid Schultz”

Mon, January 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST
The Westport Museum of History and Culture, 25 Avery Place
Westport, CT 06880 United States

As a part of WestportREADS, join the exhibit opening. Be among the first to experience Westport Museum’s newest exhibit “Dragon Lady” exploring the life and legacy of Westporter Sigrid Schultz.   Born in Chicago in 1893, war correspondent Schultz was bureau chief for Central Europe The Chicago Tribune in the years leading up to World War II and the first woman to hold that position for a major news service. Fluent in German, Schultz was stationed in Berlin where she witnessed the rise…

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March 2022

Pages Through the Ages: WAR: HOW CONFLICT SHAPED US

Wed, March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
The Westport Museum of History and Culture, 25 Avery Place
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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Pages Through the Ages is a book discussion group hosted jointly by the Westport Museum for History and Culture and the Library. Discuss War: How Conflict Shaped Us by Margaret MacMillan with Bruce McGuirk and other history buffs. Meetings will alternate between the buildings, so please check the venue prior to attending! Registration suggested. If you wish to join via Zoom, please register here.  Copies of the book are available at the Westport Library. The instinct to fight may be…

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September 2022

A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum book cover

Pages Through the Ages: A FATAL THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM

Wed, September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
The Westport Museum of History and Culture, 25 Avery Place
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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Pages Through the Ages is a book discussion group hosted jointly by the Westport Museum for History and Culture and the Library. Discuss Emma Southon's A Fatal Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum with Bruce McGuirk and other history buffs. Meetings will alternate between the buildings, so please check the venue prior to attending! Copies of the book are available at the Westport Library patron service desk or electronically. Registration suggested for this in-person event. This is a…

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November 2022

Book covers for The Prince & The 48 Laws of Power

Pages Through the Ages: Manuals of Power

Wed, November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
The Westport Museum of History and Culture, 25 Avery Place
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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Pages Through the Ages is a book discussion group hosted jointly by the Westport Museum for History and Culture and the Library. Compare and contrast The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli and Robert Greene's The 48 Laws of Power. Meetings will alternate between the buildings, so please check the venue prior to attending! Copies of the books are available at the Westport Library patron service desk or electronically. Registration suggested for this in-person event. There have been many political philosophies published…

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