History Pub talk: “Bully! Teddy Roosevelt Rides Again!”
Wednesday, October 17.
Doors at 6:00 pm, talk at 7:00 pm.
Ninkasi Administration Building, 155 Blair Blvd., Eugene, OR 97402.
Mark Twain has actor Hal Holbrook to accurately impersonate him; President Theodore Roosevelt has Joe Wiegand! This performance will convincingly turn the clock back to TR’s presidency (1902-1909), the end of the Gilded Age and emergence of the Progressive Era, and America’s emergence on the world stage. This is no static lecture; Wiegand works the audience, asking and answering questions of national and international import, and finally, auctions off a namesake Teddy bear. Roosevelt was one of the most popular presidents in American history and this performance is assured to be a memorable audience experience. Come enjoy Ninkasi select beverages and food by Vinnie’s Smokin’ BBQ .
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Free public talk: Doors at 6:00 pm, public program at 7:00 pm
VIP event: $30/person; 8:30-9:45 pm.
The History Pub Speaker Series is a joint effort by the Lane County History Museum and the University of Oregon Department of History.