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    HISTORY BOOK CLUB at Historic Newton's Jackson Homestead & Museum

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    May 20, 2010

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    HISTORY BOOK CLUB at Historic Newton's Jackson Homestead & Museum

    The selection for the May meeting of the Book Club is the 2006 Pulitzer Prize winning Polio: An American Story by David Oshinsky. Using the widespread panic over polio to shed light on our national obsessions and fears, Oshinsky creates a remarkable portrait of America in the early 1950's. The author focuses on the furious rivalry between Salk and Sabin and in the process creates a gripping scientific suspense story as well as a provocative...

    The selection for the May meeting of the Book Club is the 2006 Pulitzer Prize winning Polio: An American Story by David Oshinsky. Using the widespread panic over polio to shed light on our national obsessions and fears, Oshinsky creates a remarkable portrait of America in the early 1950's. The author focuses on the furious rivalry between Salk and Sabin and in the process creates a gripping scientific suspense story as well as a provocative social and cultural history. The book club is free and open to all. Call 617.796.1450 for more information


    Historic Newton

    527 Washington Street
    Newton, MA 02458

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    FREE!


    General Day and Time Info:

    7:30 PM



    Accessibility Info:

    Wheelchair Access; Free Parking Lot


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