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Peabody Decades Screening: Gideon’s Trumpet

Monday, November 18th, 2013 - Samantha Paul

1960s Feature: Gideon’s Trumpet November 19, 2013 7:00pm Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street). Our 1960s feature is "Gideon's Trumpet". Henry Fonda stars as Clarence Gideon, a Florida convict whose letter-writing campaign led to the landmark 1963 Supreme Court ruling guaranteeing the right of legal counsel to anyone accused of a ...

Peabody Decades Screening: “Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing”

Monday, November 11th, 2013 - Samantha Paul

1960s Matinee: "Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing" November 12, 2013 3:00pm Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street). In " Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing", Frank Sinatra and guests Diahann Carroll and The 5th Dimension perform classics including “Hello, Young Lovers” and chart-toppers like “Stone Soul Picnic.” Beautifully planned and impeccably ...

Peabody Decades Screening: “Based on a True Story”

Monday, November 4th, 2013 - Samantha Paul

1960s Potpourri: “Based on a True Story.” November 5, 2013 7:00pm Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street). The more recent generations have been introduced to the 1960s through film and television drama.  Popular television dramas like "Mad Men" or "The Wonder Years" or movies like "Across the Universe" or "The Help" ...

Peabody Decades Screening: Requiem for a Heavyweight

Monday, October 21st, 2013 - Samantha Paul

1950s Movie: Requiem for a Heavyweight October 22, 2013 7:00pm Russell Special Collections Library Auditorium (300 S. Hull Street). Rod Serling might be better known for his work on "The Twilight Zone", but Mr. Serling's talents were not limited to exploring the possible eccentricities of the universe.  Drawing on personal experiences, he also incorporated ...

Peabody Decades Screening: Drop Out, Not Fall Out

Monday, October 7th, 2013 - Samantha Paul

[caption id="attachment_7924" align="alignleft" width="148"] Facts About Fallout, 1955 (306714) [Electronic Record]; Government Publications; Compiled 1861-1992; Documenting the period 1828-1992; Publications of the U.S. Government , 1790-2006, Record Group 287; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD[/caption]1950s Potpourri: America in the 1950s: Drop Out, Not Fall Out October 8, 2013 7:00pm Russell Special ...