Archive | October, 2013

The Charm & Wisdom of Eleanor Roosevelt

Interview with Michele Wehrwein Albion author of The Quotable Eleanor Roosevelt Even the harshest critics of Eleanor Roosevelt succumbed to her disarming grace in person. Author Michele Albion explains how she was charmed by this nontraditional, inspirational first lady through her articulate and opinionated quotes—and why Eleanor’s wisdom continues to resonate today. The Quotable Eleanor Roosevelt is […]

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The Worst Ship-Bridge Collision in U.S. History Happened in Tampa Bay

Interview with Bill DeYoung author of Skyway: The True Story of Tampa Bay’s Signature Bridge and the Man Who Brought It Down Overshadowed by the eruption of Mount St. Helen and the Cuban refugee crisis, the tragic collapse of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in 1980 is finally getting the attention it deserves. Bill DeYoung tells […]

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History of Florida Live in St. Augustine, October 11-12

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Friday, Oct. 11 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Welcome, opening remarks, introductions Speakers: Michael Gannon – editor author – First European Contacts Paul E. Hoffman – The Land They Found Eugene Lyon – Settlement and Survival 3:45 – 5:15 p.m. Amy Turner Bushnell – Republic of Spaniards, Republic of Indians Daniel L. Schafer […]

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