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Vol. XIX, no. 1 TCU Library Newsletter, Web Edition November 2006

FacultySpeak Lecture Series

On November 3rd an enthusiastic group of Friends and guests were informed and entertained when they heard Dr. Fred Erisman, speak about his latest book, Boys Books, Boys Dreams, and the Mystique of Flight. In addition to many books and articles, Dr. Erisman is also the author of Reach for the Skies! Aviation Books and the Golden Age of Flight. From 2002-03 he held the Charles A. Lindbergh Chair of Aerospace History at the National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

FacultySpeak is a biannual event featuring current and emeritus TCU Faculty members. Past events have covered a broad range of subjects from “An Evening Space Adventure” about the Oscar Monnig Meterorite Collection (Dr. Arthur Ehlmann) to “Coming an About Soaps: The Realities of Writing Daytime Drama” (Dr. Richard Allen) and “Presidential Campaigns Through the Years” (Dr. Paul Boller). Watch for information on the next program to be held during the 2007 spring semester.


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