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Citadel News Service

For Release
Jan. 13, 2003

Citadel's Daniel Library Friends announce spring schedule

          Wartime history will be the focus of this spring's Daniel Library Friends Lecture Series at The Citadel.

          Events begin at 6:30 p.m. in Bond Hall Room 165 unless otherwise noted. Most sessions are free and open to the public. Here is what is coming up this spring:

The Personal Saga of WWII in America
When: Thursday, Feb. 12
What: Kevin Coyne, professor at Columbia University and author of "Marching Home: To War and Back with the Men of One American Town" will tell the story of how WWII shaped the lives of six men, one town and all of America. A book signing will follow.

The Righteous Blends in concert
When: Tuesday, Feb. 17 in Summerall Chapel
What: The Righteous Blends will sing Gospel songs. The Citadel Gospel Choir will also perform in this joint Daniel Library Friends and Black History Month event.

The 6th Emily Whaley Memorial Garden Tour and Reception
When: 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 14
Where: The gardens of Meeting Street. Reservations required. Cost is $40 for Friends members, $50 for others. Call 953-7691 for more information. Reception at end.

A Wildflower Pilgrimage with Dr. Richard Porcher
When: 1 p.m. Sunday, March
What: Richard Porcher, noted field biologist, will lead a wildflower walk along the ACE Basin marshes of Lavington Plantation. Cost is $50 includes picnic supper and transportation. Call 843-953-7691 for reservations.

The Airship in Action
When: Tuesday, April 20
What: Steve Budiansky, author of "Air Power," will tell the history of the role of airplanes in war-the awesome power of military aircraft and the brave airmen. Book signing scheduled.

The Story of WWI
When: Tuesday, April 27
What: Hew Strachan, Scottish author of the much praised "The First World War" takes a global look at the conflagration that engulfed the world in 1914. A book signing will follow.

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