Panama Canal

The Land Divided, The World United

Building the Panama Canal

Lecture Series

Congratulatory Greeting

Jorge Quijano, Administrator and CEO, Panama Canal Authority

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

The Panama Canal Expansion Project

Alberto Alemán Zubieta, former CEO, Panama Canal Authority, 1996-2012

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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Rails Across Panama: From ’49ers to 40-foot Containers

Peter Hansen, editor, Railroad History; and Michael Haverty, Former Chairman, President & CEO, Kansas City Southern Railway

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Big-Ship Ready: The Post-Panamax Era

Dr. Geraldine Knatz, Executive Director (retired), Port of Los Angeles

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Thursday, September 18, 2014 7:00 p.m.

The Panama Canal Watershed: Science, Commerce, and Sustainability

Dr. Jefferson Hall, Staff Scientist, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama

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Thursday, October 2, 2014 6:30 p.m.

Building the Panama Canal

David McCullough, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian

The lecture featuring David McCullough is the Library’s premier event in the Panama Canal Centennial public program series.

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Thursday, October 16, 2014 7:00 p.m.

Once in a Century Opportunity: Geology and Paleontology of the Panama Canal

Dr. Bruce MacFadden, Florida Museum of Natural History

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Thursday, December 4, 2014

American Medicine and the Panama Canal: Miasmas, Mosquitoes, and Malaria

Dr. Enrique Chaves, University of Kansas Medical Center

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