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Michael Dickey, the author of several books on western Missouri history and the leading expert on historical aspects of Arrow Rock, Mo., presents "Vincent Marmaduke: James Bond of the South" at the Fort Davidson State Historic Site.
The Marmaduke family was a leading family in the state and in the Arrow Rock area and Vincent's brother, John, was one of the Confederate generals attacking Pilot Knob in 1864.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s March on Washington and to introduce four documentaries with riveting new footage illustrating the history of civil rights in America, the Missouri State Museum will offer a series of screenings and discussions centered around four documentaries on the Lincoln University campus in Jefferson City, Mo.
This program continues the museum’s ongoing series, “Museum After Hours,” held the first Wednesday of each month. While museum galleries will remain open until 9 p.m., the programs for September, October, November and December will be presented in the T.D. Pawley Theater at Lincoln University.
The Created Equal film set is made possible through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, as part of its Bridging Cultures initiative, in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
The schedule is as follows:
Programs will be held on the above-listed dates ONLY.
Experts from around the world will gather to discuss the latest discoveries on the Shroud of Turin at a conference to be held at the Drury Plaza Hotel (Chesterfield-St. Louis). Entitled “Shroud of Turin: The Controversial Intersection of Faith and Science,” the conference has a plethora of speakers from fields as diverse as engineering, immunology, art history and religion. One of the keynote speakers is Bruno Barberis, Director of the International Center of Sindonology in Turin. Anyone with an interest in the Shroud is welcome to attend.
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