WEDNESDAY: Panel Discussion on Obama Election at Historical Society
From Logan Circle News on Yahoo! Groups (you can sign up for email updates)… events at The Historical Society of Washington, DC. The Historical Society of Washington, DC, is located at 801 K Street NW, at Mount Vernon Square. All events are free unless otherwise indicated. For more information, visit the Society’s Web site or call (202) 383-1850.
- “A National Forum: The Inauguration of Barack Obama”
- Wednesday, January 21, 12:30 to 6 p.m.
- A presentation of the Historical Society of Washington D.C., and the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.
- Three separate panels will discuss different aspects of the election of Barack Obama as the 44th president. Detailed information online.
- “Quilts for Obama: Celebrating the Inauguration of our 44th President”
- January 11, 2009, to February 1, 2009 (To be extended to July 26, 2009).
- The Historical Society of Washington, DC, as part of the city’s inaugural celebration activities presents, “Quilts for Obama,” which offers visual silent testimonies of joy, and will join the chorus of “Yes We Can.”
- This exhibit is being presented by Historical Society of Washington, DC. in collaboration with The Group for Cultural Documentation, Inc., with guest curator Roland L. Freeman.
- “From Warsaw to Wherever”
- Sunday, January 25, 2:30 p.m.
- Author lecture, Zigmunt Nigorski and “From Warsaw to Wherever,” memoirs of a World War II Polish army soldier.