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Saturday February 14, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Book talk with Janet Barrett Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Barrett   847-8720 x115   mbarrett@newportlibraryri.org
   

cover of RecklessThe Newport Public Library presents author Janet Barrett and the story of an extraordinary horse:  They Called Her Reckless.  The Korean horse became a helpmate and eventually a member of the U.S. Marine Fifth Regiment’s Recoilless Rifle Platoon. Reckless came onto the Marine base in October of 1952 and there began a true story of war, love and a incredible human-horse connection.


This all ages program is open to the public. Please bring your children or grandchildren. Doors open at 1:30 in the Program Room but seating is limited.

 

    Location: Program Room
Saturday February 28, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book3 2:00 PM Books & Authors Series: Barbara Krauthamer Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Barrett   847-8720 x115   mbarrett@newportlibraryri.org
   

Barbara KrauthamerBarbara Krauthamer returns to the library to discuss her new book, Black Slaves, Indian Masters: Slavery, Emanicipation, and Citizenship in the Native American South.

Barbara is Assistant Professor of History and Graduate Program Director at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst. She was at our library one year ago with her book, Envisioning Emancipation, composed of 150 historical photographs of enslaved and free African-Americans from the 1850s to the 1930s.

Barbara holds an MA from Washington University - St. Louis and a Ph.D. from Princeton University. She has taught at Stanford, Yale, and the University of Texas. She is married and lives with her family in Amherst.

    Location: Program Room
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