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Talking with Authors: Brad Meltzer “The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington”

New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer LOVES a good adventure. And, that’s all his most recent book was until he ran across some key information while doing research.

Culture

Nature Playscape Coming to Forest Park in 2020

An experiential new Nature Playscape is being created on 17 acres in the heart of Forest Park, between the World’s Fair Pavilion and the Jewel Box.

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The NEST at St. Louis Public Library

The NEST exhibit at the St. Louis Public Library is a free interactive makerspace for people of all ages

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Education

WEPOWER, the Power of Change

WEPOWER hopes to foster community power is by focusing on early childhood education.

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CommunityHappening Now

City County Equity Reform: Political Representation, Criminal Justice

Criminal justice and political representation discussed in FOCUS St. Louis panel event at the Missouri History Museum.

Books

George Packer – “Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century”

Writer George Packer tells the story of America and one man in the brilliant biography, “Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century.”

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ArtsTheater

Glynis Brooks, “Harriet Tubman: An American Hero”

Harriet Tubman is one of the most notable icons in American and African American history. A hero and symbol of freedom, bravery, and strength.

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Talking with Authors is a bi-weekly podcast, with new podcasts every other Thursday.

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Talking with Authors: Alexis Clark “Enemies in Love: A German POW, a Black Nurse, and an Unlikely Romance”

Author Alexis Clark talks about her new book, Enemies in Love; the true story of a black nurse and a German P.O.W. who fell in love during World War Two.

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Talking with Authors: Jenna Fischer “The Actor’s Life: A Survival Guide”

St. Louis native Jenna Fischer reveals the “nitty gritty” of making it in Hollywood; it took her 8 years in LA to land the role of Pam Beesley on “The Office.”

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