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Navigating Perilous Times: Remembering David McCullough

February 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free
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In an address to Wesleyan University’s graduating class of 1984, beloved historian, writer, and Pittsburgh native David McCullough reminded the graduates that “history is a guide to navigating perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are.”

Please join us for a panel discussion of McCullough’s legacy and his contributions to the field of history and American literature. Panelists include Richard Burkert, President and CEO of the Johnstown Area Heritage Association; Frank Lucchino, Emeritus Trustee for Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh; Andrew Masich, President and CEO of the Senator John Heinz History Center; and Tom McMillan, author and former Vice President of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Pittsburgh filmmaker and actor, Mary Rawson, will moderate the discussion.

Note: This event will take place in the South Wing Reading Room on the 2nd floor of CLP-Main Library as well as on Zoom Webinar. Registration is required for in-person and virtual attendees using the options below.

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Date:
February 5
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

CLP – Main (Oakland) – South Wing Reading Room
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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Phone:
412.622.3114
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Organizer

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Phone:
412-622-3114
Email:
info@carnegielibrary.org
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Age Group
Adults

Navigating Perilous Times: Remembering David McCullough

In an address to Wesleyan University’s graduating class of 1984, beloved historian, writer, and Pittsburgh native David McCullough reminded the graduates that “history is a guide to navigating perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are.”  

Please join us for a panel discussion of McCullough’s legacy and his contributions to the field of history and American literature. Panelists include Richard Burkert, President and CEO of the Johnstown Area Heritage Association; Frank Lucchino, Emeritus Trustee for the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh; Andrew Masich, President and CEO of the Senator John Heinz History Center; and Tom McMillan, author and former Vice President of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Pittsburgh filmmaker and actor, Mary Rawson, will moderate the discussion

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