SMART TOWNS: The Attack on Pearl Harbor & the Battle of Midway
May 28, 2020, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Rochester Hills Public Library
Adult, Arts & Culture
The attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 and the Battle of Midway in 1942 changed the course of World War II and the world in just six months. Oakland University professor Frank Cardimen will discuss the issues and actions leading up to these two historic events, as well as how each event changed the course of history.
Smart Towns is a lifelong learning program led by local educational organizations. The Smart Towns partners include Rochester University, Oakland University, the Rochester-Avon Historical Society, the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm, Meadow Brook Hall, and Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital. Together the Smart Towns partners provide a unique series of programs exploring one theme or topic per year. Lectures are presented by experts in their fields of study. The theme for 2020 is “Events that Changed the World.” A complete list of Smart Towns programs is available at smarttowns.rhpl.org.