Past Presentations

​Presentation Date: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Robert Knapp, author of Mystery Man: Gangsters, Oil, and Murder in Michigan​

 

Robert Knapp will discuss his new book Mystery Man, the story of Isaiah Leebove, Jack Livingston, and a cast including gangsters and oil barons, set in the days of Michigan’s oil boom. A personal grudge led to Leebove’s murder – or was it the perfect gangland slaying?​


Presentation Date: Tuesday,  September 24, 2013

An evening with the team that made “Our Front Porch” happen

 

For over thirty years, CMU Public Radio’s “Our Front Porch” has featured the best of Michigan music, recorded live and in concert. Join host John Sheffler, with colleagues
Dan Bracken, Peggy Brisbane, and Robert Barclay as they open the Clarke Historical Library exhibit
​“Our Front Porch” by reminiscing about the show’s storied history.



Presentation Date: 10/10/12
FOOLING AROUND WITH STORIES: 
CHILDREN’S BOOKS, ORAL LORE, AND THE PLAYFUL IMAGINATION
Betsy Hearne, Central Michigan University
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