Attend online or by phone on Tuesday, March 9, at 7:00pm

Shoot on Sight: FDR's September 1941 Fireside Chat

This online history program will explore the events surrounding the decision to “shoot on sight” and the presidential speech that announced to Americans that they would be entering war in the Atlantic. Join this virtual presentation with Professor Steven Sheehan of the UW-O Fox Cities history department.

Join the Program         You can also listen on your phone: (571) 317-3112,  Access Code: 128-434-253

The next part of this series is Tuesday, April 13: Fox Cities Soldiers Return Home

About our presenter: Steven T. Sheehan is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh-Fox Cities.  He earned his Ph.D. in American History from Indiana University. His current research focuses on speechwriting in FDR’s White House.

Chromebooks are available for checkout from the library if you want one to attend.  To participate, the presentation will be accesible at 6:30pm. Join the program from your computer, tablet, or smartphone by click on the button below:

All programs at the Elisha D. Smith Public Library are free and for everyone.  Those with special needs are encouraged to call the library office at 920.967.3662 within 24 hours of an event to assure that specific needs with regards to parking, building and meeting room accessibility are met.  

Todos los programas de la Biblioteca Elisha D. Smith son gratuitos y para todos. Aquellos con necesidades especiales pueden llamar a la oficina de la biblioteca 920.967.3662 con 24 horas de anticipación a un evento para asegurar que las necesidades específicas  de parqueo, acceso al edificio o acceso a las salas de reunión puedan ser satisfechas.