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Nov. 7, 2019 By Katie Carpenter
America’s Secret War: A Multimedia Workshop Designed by and for Educators
In the shadows of the Vietnam War, the CIA conducted a secret war in Laos that relied on Hmong soldiers to prevent the threat of communism from spreading deeper into Southeast Asia. Tens of thousands died, both in the fight and in the escape. The Twin Cities PBS (TPT) documentary, “America’s Secret War,” explores the … ContinuedLearn More
Oct. 3, 2019 By Minnesota Humanities Center
A Conversation with 2019 Jefferson Lecturer Father Columba Stewart
Why Cultural Heritage Matters Globally and Locally: A Conversation with Father Columba Stewart and Fred The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML), the Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC), and the Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) are pleased to present Why Cultural Heritage Matters Globally and Locally: A Conversation with Father Columba Stewart and Fred de Sam Lazaro … ContinuedLearn More