Join the Special Collections Library for fascinating talks this semester led by librarians, archivists, and curators. Topics this fall will range from cookbook collections to the 1969 Moon Walk. The talks take place monthly in the Special Collections Reading Room on the second floor of the Central & Divinity Libraries building on the first Thursday of the month from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm. All events are free and open to the public.
Moon Walk: A Viewing of the July 21, 1969 Evening News
Watch the evening news from 50 years ago, the day after humankind first walked on the moon. See what Americans saw when they tuned into CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite. Watch commercials for Shell Oil and Benson and Hedges cigarettes and stories about Vietnam, Civil Rights, the Cold War and the Middle East.