Joseph Reardon recounts stories he heard directly from Lee Harvey Oswald of Oswald's sojourn in the Soviet Union -- why he went, what he did there, and his battle to return to the U.S. Their meeting occurred in July 1963, just four months before the JFK assassination. Reardon shares insights into Oswald's real motivation behind the murder.
Did you know that a headstone can tell you so much more than a name and date of the deceased? Do you think that a skull on a tombstone just means they person was “Goth”? Learn what those marking on headstones represent. Take a tour through cemeteries in the US and Europe to learn how to read any headstone and learn the secrets that they hold.
Malabar Farm Naturalist Thomas Bachelder introduces us to Ohio Pulitzer Prize winning author, Louis Bromfield of Malabar Farm State Park.A significant part of Bromfield's personal history was the creation of Malabar Farm. By the late 1940's, Malabar Farm was already referred to as America's most famous farm. It has been an Ohio state park since 1972 and continue today as a working farm. Come listen to the story unfold.
Erin O’Brien, co-author of Rust Belt Burlesque, will share tidbits from Northeast Ohio's burlesque scene past and present. She'll also reveal how the indomitable Bella Sin, a Mexican immigrant, spearheaded the local comeback of this bawdy performance art. The lively presentation will include vintage photos, co-author Bob Perkoski's dazzling images of modern burlies, and a Q&A with the authors. Book signing to follow.