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Central Wisconsin Book Festival Madison: 1969 With Stuart Levitan

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
Madison: 1969 With Stuart Levitan

Adults & Teens

Whether you lived through the 1960s, or you're a history buff yearning to learn, join us for a talk about the scene in Wisconsin's capital city in the Sixties! 

Stuart Levitan, author of "Madison in the Sixties," will discuss issues that dominated the decade, including landmark civil rights laws, urban renewal and antiwar protests, and highlight specific events such as the Black Studies Strike and Mifflin Street Block Party Riot. A Q&A and book signing will follow the presentation. 

Free and open to the public, no registration required. Call 715-261-7230 for more information.

Support for the 2019 Central Wisconsin Book Festival is provided in part through the Community Arts Grant Program of the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin, with funds provided by the Wisconsin Arts Board, a state agency, the Community Foundation, and the B.A. & Esther Greenheck Foundation. Support is also provided by the Dudley Foundation, the Marathon County Public Library Foundation, the Walter Alexander Foundation, the Friends of the Marathon County Public Library, Wisconsin Public Radio, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point at Wausau, Marathon County Historical Society, Center for the Visual Arts, the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets, Janke Book Store and Wisconsin Public Service.

  • 📅 Sat., 9/28/19, 23pm @ Marathon County Historical Society

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Whether you lived through the 1960s, or you're a history buff yearning to learn, join us for a talk about the scene in Wisconsin's capital city in the Sixties! 🖶