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The Finest Hours: The Coast Guard’s Most Daring Rescue & the Disney Movie


The Finest Hours - The Coast Guards Most Daring Rescue Disney Movie.

The true story of how two separate oil tankers split in half in a 1952 Nor’easter off Cape Cod and how the Disney movie about the disaster was made. The hero of this story was Bernie Webber of Melbourne, Florida.

This event is funded by the Florida Humanities Florida Talks: At Home! program.

Events Details:

Date/time: October 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
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Presented By:

Michael Tougias, Author

Event Fee:

Free

Event Type:

Virtual/Online

Event Contact:

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This is a virtual Clickmeeting. Registration is required. If you have any questions about this event or the Florida Talks: At Home! series, contact Keith Simmons at [email protected].

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