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Florida Talks: Presidents in Florida
George Washington had nothing but trouble in Florida. Thomas Jefferson tried to steal it. Abraham Lincoln hoped it would win him re-election. Three men came to Florida to fight and ended up in the White House. Franklin Roosevelt was nearly assassinated before he could be inaugurated and quick thinking by a Secret Service agent saved John Kennedy’s life in Florida. Learn about America’s presidents’ strange relationship with our state. This program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System Library.
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, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.
Date/time: November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Presented By:Dr. James Clark, Senior Lecturer, University of Central Florida History Department