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December 2018

The Chemists’ War: Environmental Histories of Chemical Weapons Manufacture in the United States during World War I

December 13, 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
National World War I Museum and Memorial, 2 Memorial Drive
Kansas City, MO 64108
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Join Linda Hall Library Research Fellow Dr. Gerard J. Fitzgerald for a discussion on the environmental impacts of chemical warfare production in the U.S. and the role civilians played in this effort. Co-sponsored and hosted by the National WWI Museum and Memorial.

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January 2019

Air Power and the Great War

January 24, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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The effects of air power on World War I with historian Steve Suddaby. Presented in partnership with the National WWI Museum and Memorial.

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If you are unable to attend the lecture in person, you can watch a live broadcast from the Library's Facebook page or via livestream.com.

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February 2019

Astronauts and Astrobiology: Military Space Science Before Apollo

February 8, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Fellows lecture with Dr. Jordan Bimm, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Post-Doctoral Fellow at Princeton University.

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Second Saturday Conversation: What Makes an Airplane Fly?

February 9, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Join Pedro Teledo, graduate student in aerospace engineering at the University of Kansas, for an overview of aerodynamics and flight dynamics for the non-engineer.

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The Missouri Hyperloop: 2019 Path Forward and Coalition Updates

February 21, 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Moderator Steve Kraske will lead a discussion with Missouri Hyperloop Coaltion Members about the recent Missouri Hyperloop Feasibility Study. The program will include an in-depth question and answer session with audience members.

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If you are unable to attend the lecture in person, you can watch a live broadcast from the Library’s Facebook page or via livestream.com.

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