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Florida Oceanographic Society Coastal Lecture Series: “Hurricane!” with Eliot Kleinberg
January 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Study major events in Florida history, and there’s a good chance a hurricane was involved. Learn how these amazing but devastating weather machines work and how they have affected Florida, with a special focus on the great 1928 storm, the subject of the award-winning Black Cloud.
Eliot Kleinberg spent more than four decades as a reporter, including more than 33 years at The Palm Beach Post. In addition to covering local news, he wrote extensively about Florida and its history. He produced two history columns and more than a dozen books about the state. He also runs a blog on bad writing and how to fix it called
Something Went Horribly Wrong.
The Florida Oceanographic Coastal Lecture Series is held at the Blake Library in Stuart. These lectures are livestreamed via Zoom. Registration is required to attend virtually. Registration is not required to attend in person but seating is limited. It is recommended to arrive 15-20 minutes before the start of the lecture. Information about the complete series can be found at the Coastal Lecture Series website.
This Florida Talks program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the Florida Oceanographic Society. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the aforementioned entities.
January 9 @ 6:30 pm -
January 9 @ 7:45 pm