Looking Back 50 Years: The Exceptional Events of 1969

2:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Irvington Public Library
Program Room

Event Details

Milestone events of 1969 include the landing of the first man on the moon, 
the introduction of the artificial heart, the Stonewall Riots marking 
the beginning of the modern gay rights movement,
the Miracle Mets World Series victory, and the last public
performance by the Beatles, as well as the introduction to the
world of such classics as Sesame Street, Monty Python’s Flying
Circus, and Arpanet, the precursor to the Internet.

Evan Weiner, recognized globally as an expert in the politics of
the sports business produces a daily podcast on that topic in
addition to being a regular on television and radio in both the
The United States and the United Kingdom, including appearances
on BBC Radio, MSNBC and ABC television, and The Guardian
newspaper in the U.K. Weiner has also written eight books and
speaks in a variety of venues, including cruise ships, colleges,
and libraries. More information about the speaker can be found
at  http://evanjweiner.wixsite.com/journalism-blog

Event Type(s): Adult Program
Age Group(s): adults

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