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“Broadcast News” at the Latchis

“Broadcast News,” the next movie in the Journalism Film Discussion Series at the Latchis Theater, is both a time capsule and a work of prophesy.

This 1987 dramatic comedy starring Holly Hunter, Albert Brooks, and William Hurt will be shown at the Latchis on Sunday, January 7, at 4 pm. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

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World War I and American Writers

First Wednesdays Series: December

December 6 @ 7 pm    ♦    Barbara Will
Dartmouth professor Barbara Will discusses both the war’s effect on American writers, particularly John Dos Passos, T. S. Eliot, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and Gertrude Stein, and how it changed American literature and made it “modern.”

Underwriter: Vermont Council on World Affairs

Langston Hughes, portrayed by David Mills

First Wednesdays Series: January

January 3 @ 7 pm    ♦    David Mills
In this dramatic rendition of Langston Hughes’s poems and short stories, actor and writer David Mills celebrates the life of the Harlem Renaissance writer.

Underwriter: Jack and Mary Ellen Bixby

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The mission of the Friends is to support the Brooks Library through advocacy, public relations, and fundraising in order to provide the highest quality library services to the community.

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