Martin County Library System Press Releases

January 27, 2010

Professor Robert Farley to Speak on the Presidents Roosevelt

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 Celebrating the Harvest of the Mind, Body & Spirit


DATE:  JANUARY 27, 2010                                                                            


WHO:                    Martin County Library System       

WHAT:                 Chautauqua South: Lifelong Learning

IRSC Professor Series:  Professor Robert Farley, The Contradictions of the Presidents Roosevelt: Theodore and Franklin

Robert R. Farley, professor of History at Indian River State College, will present “The Contradictions of the Presidents Roosevelt: Theodore and Franklin” 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Friday, February 5 in the Donahue Room of the Cummings Library in Palm City as part of the Chautauqua South IRSC Professor Series. 

Considered by many Americans to be the best presidents ever, these two populists from New York swept the nation by storm in the first half of the 20th century. However, the differences between them were enormous in party and policy. Stroll down memory lane and hear the best stories of these Dutch-American presidents. Judge for yourself where they rank among the great American presidents.

WHEN:                  Friday, February 5, 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


WHERE:               Cummings Library, Donahue Room, 2551 SW Matheson Ave., Palm City

WHY:                    Sponsored by the Friends of the Palm City Library, in support of the Martin County Library System.       

HOW:                    Free and open to the public

Complete Chautauqua schedules are available at all Martin County libraries.  For details or to learn more about the Martin County Library System call 772/221-1403, pick up a Library Connection at any branch library or visit the library Web site,   



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