Martin County Library System Press Releases

December 29, 2011

Marvin Miller to Speak on the U.S.A. and the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) Jan. 12

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                       

DATE:  DECEMBER 29, 2011                                                           

CONTACT:  PUBLIC RELATIONS (772) 221-1403                          

                                     

WHO:              The Friends of the Blake Library in Stuart, Inc., sponsor, in support of the Martin County Library System

 

WHAT:            The U.S.A. and the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)

Presented by Marvin D. Miller

 

Educator Marvin D. Miller will present an illustrated talk, The U.S.A. and the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 12 at the Blake Library in Stuart.

 

Almost 3,000 Americans, along with 40,000 other volunteers from 52 nations, joined the International Brigades to fight fascism in 1936.  Many of those Americans then joined U.S. forces in World War II.  Today, their early efforts to combat fascism are largely forgotten.

 

Join Suffolk County (Long Island, NY) Community College teacher and Jensen Beach resident Marvin Miller as he presents “The Forgotten War” slide and lecture show in honor of and in tribute to the men and women who sought to make the world safe for democracy.  

 

WHEN:            Thursday, January 12, 2:00 p.m.

 

WHERE:          Blake Library, John F. Armstrong Wing, 2351 SE Monterey Road, Stuart 34996

 

HOW:              Presented at no charge.  No reservations required.  For more information or to learn more about the Martin County Library System, call (772) 221-1403, visit the library website at http://www.library.martin.fl.us or pick up a Library Connection at any branch library.   

                                                             

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