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Duckwall Lecture: Dreams in the New CenturyTampa Bay History Center 801 Water Street, Tampa, FL
It was a time of stunning boom and bust episodes, an era of extremes, and a decade of historic changes that point to Florida's future. Join eminent historian and author Gary Mormino, Ph.D., as he discusses early twenty-first-century Florida and its connections to some of the most significant events in contemporary American history. This program will occur virtually and in person. Registration is required. Gary R. Mormino is the Frank
History in 60: Ninety Miles and a Lifetime AwayTampa Bay History Center 801 Water Street, Tampa, FL
Ninety Miles and a Lifetime Away: Memories of Early Cuban Exiles by David Powell recounts the first-person stories of people who witnessed the arrival of 600,000 Cuban refugees who came to the United States between 1959 and 1973. During the event, Powell will be joined by fellow author and noted Florida historian Gary Mormino, Ph.D., to discuss why so many left, how families prepared, and what they faced when they