Why & How Benjamin Franklin Orchestrated the American Revolution
Thursday, January 14, 7 p.m. Zoom Livestream via Rochester Hills Public Library. Registration Required.

Phillip Goodrich discuss his new book, Somersett: Or Why and How Benjamin Franklin Orchestrated the American Revolution, which reviews Franklin’s secret plan to turn northern and southern colonies against their oppressors and how the freeing of one slave, Somersett, brought the colonies together against the British Crown. This program is online.

 

Early Days of Television
Tuesday, January 19, 7 p.m. Zoom Livestream. Rochester Hills Public Library. Registration Required.

Join presenter Evan Weiner and take a stroll down Memory Lane to get reacquainted with television from the 1940s and 1950s and shows like “Ed Sullivan,” “Meet the Press,” “Milton Berle,” “I Love Lucy,” and more. Weiner is an award-winning journalist, has been a TV pundit on MSNBC, NewsMax, and ABC, and is the author of nine books.

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Smart Towns: Brief History of Vaccines
Thursday, January 28, 7 p.m. Zoom Livestream via Rochester Hills Public Library. Registration Required.

Take a journey through the rich history of vaccines as told by a humble family physician with an appreciation for a good story. Dr. Eleanor King studied medicine at Wayne State University and completed residency at Crittenton Hospital (now Ascension Rochester Providence Hospital). She joined the teaching program shortly after graduating and currently serves as the Medical Director at Rochester Academic Family Medicine.
For more about Smart Towns, visit smarttowns.rhpl.org.