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Madison History Roundtable -- Dr. Richard Pifer

  • Thu, March 08, 2018
  • 6:00 PM
  • Radisson Hotel, 517 Grand Canyon Dr

Main Presentation: This month we welcome Richard PiferRichard is the retired Director of Public Services for Library-Archives Division of the Wisconsin Historical Society. He holds a PhD in American history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His historical research has focused on the Wisconsin home front during the first and second World Wars. In cooperation with his wife, Marjorie Hannon Pifer, he recently completed a book on World War I. This is the 100th anniversary of World War I culminating in November 2018. Richard will be presenting on his recently completed book, The Great War Comes to Wisconsin: Sacrifice, Patriotism, and Free Speech in a Time of Crisis.

Date:    March 8, 2018 (second Thursday)        

Place:    Radisson Hotel Madison, 517 Grand Canyon Drive, Madison, WI

Social: 6:00 PM

Optional Dinner: 6:15 PM, $22/person (includes tip), reservations requested

Business Meeting: 7:00 PM

Presentation: 7:15 PM

Reservations: Dinner reservations are due by March 6th, the Monday before the meeting, by email (preferred) (madison.history.roundtable@ gmail.com) or by calling Bill Sayles at 608-333-9732. Leave your name and the number of dinner reservations. No reservations are necessary to attend the meeting. Meetings are open to the public.

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