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The Wizard of Menlo Park: Thomas Edison

Ruth Eckerd Hall 1111 McMullen Booth Rd, Clearwater, FL, United States

In 1847, in a small Ohio town near the shores of Lake Erie, was born a small boy who befuddled those he met. He didn't talk until the age of...

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Carol Burnett’s Timeless Laughter

Ruth Eckerd Hall 1111 McMullen Booth Rd, Clearwater, FL, United States

The entire world has been celebrating Carol Burnett. With her 90th birthday this past April, she continues to bring laughter into our lives. Multi-faceted standup and sketch comedian, vocalist, dramatic...

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News and Views Discussion Group

Ruth Eckerd Hall 1111 McMullen Booth Rd, Clearwater, FL, United States

Gather together with members for a formatted news discussion group. Civil discourse is expected at all times by the group's attendees and the moderator reserves the right to enforce this....

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Meltdown and Recovery

Ruth Eckerd Hall 1111 McMullen Booth Rd, Clearwater, FL, United States

Are we in a recession or simply a slowdown? There seems to be a different definition for the US and the rest of the developed world. The inertia of the...

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The Titanic in Popular Culture

Ruth Eckerd Hall 1111 McMullen Booth Rd, Clearwater, FL, United States

Disasters at sea have always fascinated us. The massive loss of life occurring with a great ship swallowed by unforgiving waters sends shivers down the spine of anyone who has ever...

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Carol Burnett’s Timeless Laughter

Ruth Eckerd Hall 1111 McMullen Booth Rd, Clearwater, FL, United States

The entire world has been celebrating Carol Burnett. With her 90th birthday this past April, she continues to bring laughter into our lives. Multi-faceted standup and sketch comedian, vocalist, dramatic...

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CANCELED. Artemisia Gentileschi

Ruth Eckerd Hall 1111 McMullen Booth Rd, Clearwater, FL, United States

One of the most accomplished, but unacknowledged, painters of the Baroque period was Artemisia Gentileschi, who led a life of trauma and turmoil. Her earlier life included sexual abuse at...

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Meltdown and Recovery

Ruth Eckerd Hall 1111 McMullen Booth Rd, Clearwater, FL, United States

Are we in a recession or simply a slowdown? There seems to be a different definition for the US and the rest of the developed world. The inertia of the...

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Henry Ford and His Magic Model T

Ruth Eckerd Hall 1111 McMullen Booth Rd, Clearwater, FL, United States

The name "Henry Ford" is one of the most recognizable in American History. He was not educated, not a brilliant automotive engineer nor was he the first American to build...

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Classic Italian American Crooners and More

Ruth Eckerd Hall 1111 McMullen Booth Rd, Clearwater, FL, United States

Perhaps there was something in the water! Italian Americans have enjoyed more success as iconic vocalists than any other of America's immigrant groups. Enjoy the rich voices of Italian American...

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History of the Horror Film

Ruth Eckerd Hall 1111 McMullen Booth Rd, Clearwater, FL, United States

One of the oldest and most popular film genres is horror. "House of the Devil" was made in 1896 and several classics followed during the silent movie era. As the...

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Jean Laffite: The Most Famous Pirate of the 19th Century

Ruth Eckerd Hall 1111 McMullen Booth Rd, Clearwater, FL, United States

Jean Laffite is among the most famous pirates of all time, and undoubtedly America's most infamous. Starting as a French privateer, he became the master pirate of New Orleans and...

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