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“The 1929 Christmas Eve White House Fire” Presented by the Davenport Public Library

December 16th, 2020
“The 1929 Christmas Eve White House Fire” Presented by the Davenport Public Library

The Davenport Public Library is pleased to partner with the Hoover Museum and Presidential Library for this live webinar! Join us Thursday, December 17th at 6:00 pm “The 1929 Christmas Eve White House Fire,” presented by Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum Archivist Craig Wright. To register, please visit https://bit.ly/dpl-thirdthursdaydecember. On Christmas Eve 1929, smoke was noticed by a White House telephone operator who sounded the alarm.  The fire was thought to be contained when the first engines arrived.  But flames suddenly appeared in areas outside of the fire... Read More

Forget Kanye, I Am Formally Announcing My 2020 Campaign For President!

July 10th, 2020
Forget Kanye, I Am Formally Announcing My 2020 Campaign For President!

Ok, so about 50 percent of you hate Donald Trump. And, about 50 percent of you hate Joe Biden. But, probably about 90 percent of you, whether you like his music or not, think Kanye West is pretty freaking insane. This week, Ye, as the kids like to call him, was more crazy like a fox with the brilliant public relations stunt of announcing he’s going to run for president. Never mind that he hasn’t formally filed to run, and never mind that he’s way past the deadline to do so or be on the ballot in a vast majority of states, so technically, he has no chance. The fact that he announced it at... Read More