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In local communities across Florida, humanities-rich programming is making a lasting impact in the hearts and minds of Sunshine State residents and visitors alike. Florida Humanities is proud to partner with local community champions to bring you high-quality public programming through Community Project Grants, Florida Talks, Museum on Main Street, and more.

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July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 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 book 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 main entrance of the library is accessible from the library parking lot at Call Street and Duval. Accessible parking spaces, ramp, elevator, and entrance are available from the library parking lot at Call Street and Duval. This Florida Talks program is a partnership between Florida Humanities and the LeRoy Collins Leon County Public 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, 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.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

July 18 @ 6:00 pm -
July 18 @ 7:00 pm


Presenter Information:
Eliot Kleinberg, Author and Journalist
Event Fee:
Event Type:

Event Contact:

Sally Mason
(850) 606-2665

Event Venue:

LeRoy Collins Leon County Main Library
200 W Park Ave.
Tallahassee, Florida 32301
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Venue Phone:
(850) 606-2665

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