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Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingLincoln's Citadel

City History, City Heroes: Heroes of the Battlefield: The Fighting First Regiment in War & Peace

This summer for DC Public Library Summer Reading, we're exploring heroes and heroism. Join us to hear about lesser-known stories of heroism from D.C.'s history with local author C. R. Gibbs.
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingBrown Eyed Handsome Man by Bruce PeggDuke: a Life of Duke Ellington by Terry TeachoutHard Art DC

Musical Heroes of D.C.

From go-go to punk, D.C.’s history is filled with music. These musical heroes left their impressions on our city and on other music-makers in D.C. and beyond.
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingDuke: a Life of Duke Ellington by Terry TeachoutBrown Eyed Handsome Man by Bruce PeggHard Art DC

Musical Heroes of D.C.

From gogo to punk, D.C.’s history is filled with music. These musical heroes left their impressions on our city and on other music-makers in DC and beyond.
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingThe Butler: A Witness to History by Wil Haygood

Neighborhood Heroes: Eugene Allen, of 'The Butler: Witness to History'

Lee Daniels’ 2014 film The Butler features the story of Cecil Gaines, a black man who dedicates his career to serving the array of Presidents who come through the White House throughout the 1950s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. 
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingThe Butler: A Witness to History by Wil Haygood

Neighborhood Heroes: Eugene Allen, of 'The Butler: Witness to History'

Lee Daniels’ 2014 film The Butler features the story of Cecil Gaines, a black man who dedicates his career to serving the array of Presidents who come through the White House throughout the 1950s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. 
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingThe Butler: A Witness to History by Wil Haygood

Neighborhood Heroes: Eugene Allen, of The Butler: Witness to History

Lee Daniels’ 2014 film The Butler features the story of Cecil Gaines, a black man who dedicates his career to serving the array of Presidents who come through the White House throughout the 1950s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. 
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingThe Butler: A Witness to History by Wil Haygood

Neighborhood Heroes: Eugene Allen, of The Butler: Witness to History

Lee Daniels’ 2014 film The Butler features the story of Cecil Gaines, a black man who dedicates his career to serving the array of Presidents who come through the White House throughout the 1950s, 60s, 70s, and 80s.
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Science Fiction vs. Science Fact

Earthlings living on Mars? Private spacecraft? Space vacations? Join this discussion about how science fiction has influenced space technology development, and how NASA programs are turning science fiction into reality.
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Talking Science: Turning Scientists into Superstar Communicators

Scientist and filmmaker Sarah DeWitt will talk about her work cultivating a new generation of science communicators at NASA and beyond. She’ll explain how she coaches scientists, engineers, and others on effective communications strategies, and will enlist the class to help tell the world how NASA is revealing the unknown. Instructor Sarah DeWitt is a scientist, filmmaker, and sketchnoter. 
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NASA: A History in Images

NASA photographer Chris Gunn will share pictures of NASA launches and missions, and explain the photographic techniques used to capture images of space.

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