Come hear Betty Reid Soskin recall Richmond and the Bay Area during World War II. This exceptional speaker and homefront hero will show a short movie of Richmond during the years 1942-1945 and follow it up with an inspiring talk that you must experience. Betty is currently a park ranger at the Rosie the Riveter WWII Homefront National Park in Richmond, and was once employed in the Richmond shipyards during World War II. Her talk will move you.
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Starting at 11:00 am, the Berkeley Main Library will be hosting a day of speakers and panels in the Community Meeting Room. Peter Dale Scott and Dr. Eugene Schoenfeld (Dr. Hip) will be featured along with panels consisting of Barb editors, staffers, contributors and a wrap up academic analysis. The display cases at the library will tell the history of the Barb throughout the months of July and August.
This is a great opportunity to meet your neighbors. Bring the kids and enjoy a FREE FIRE TRUCK tour, a Strolling Magician, crafts, and snacks or come in and check out a free 30th Anniversary screening of "Goonies"!