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Driven toward Madness: The Fugitive Slave Margaret Garner and Tragedy on the Ohio
Tuesday, March 21 - 6:00 p.m. | Nikki M. Taylor discusses the story of Margaret Garner - the runaway slave who, when confronted with capture, slit the throat of her toddler daughter rather than have her face a life in slavery.



Integrated: The Lincoln Institute, Basketball, and a Vanished Tradition
Thursday, March 30 - 6:00 p.m. | Author James W. Miller explores the often ignored aspect of America's struggle for racial equality in his book "Integrated."



Public Opening: The Forgotten War Remembered at The Filson
Friday, April 7, 4:00-6:30 p.m. | Join us for the public opening of our World War I exhibits, "Called to Arms: Kentuckians in the First World War" and "Selling the War: Posters from WWI." Sponsored by YMCA of Greater Louisville.



The Baron and the Bear
Tuesday, April 11 | 6:00 p.m. | Author David Kingsley Snell will give a lecture on the 1966 NCAA basketball championship game that pitted the all-black Texas Western College team against Adolph Rupp's all-white UK team.



First to the Front: Kentuckians under Other Flags, 1914-1917
Thursday, April 13, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | James Prichard will talk about Kentuckians who fought under other flags during World War I.



The Bullitts and the Great War
Tuesday, April 18 | 12:00 p.m. | Shirley Harmon, curator and director of the Oxmoor Estate, will give a lecture on the Bullitt family and their involvement in the Great War.



Panel Discussion – “The History of Your House”
Monday, April 24, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Three local information specialists will host a panel discussion about searching for the history of your home.



Mammoth Cave Curiosities: A Guide to Rockphobia, Dating, Saber-toothed Cats, and other Subterranean Marvels
Thursday, April 27 | 6:00 p.m. | Join Colleen O'Connor Olson for a lecture on Mammoth Cave Curiosities.



The Lost Gettysburg Address: Charles Anderson’s Civil War Odyssey
Thursday, May 11, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | David Dixon will discuss his latest book, "The Lost Gettysburg Address: Charles Anderson's Civil War Odyssey"



My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War
Tuesday, May 16, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Andrew Carroll's intimate portrait of General Pershing is the subject of this lecture. "My Fellow Soldiers" is produced in partnership with Carmichael's Bookstore.


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