Sunday, July 29, 2018

R & R with History: "The Great Influenza"

A discussion series on the book, "The Great Influenza" by John M. Barry that connects public health, disease, politics and history during the 1918-19 influenza pandemic. This unprecedented crisis, a.k.a. “the Spanish Flu,” infected an estimated one-third of the world’s population and caused 50 million deaths, about 675,000 in the U.S.

Tuesday evenings
September 4, 11, 18, 25, 2018
6:00-7:30 pm

Limited books and space, to register call
(318) 746-7717

The discussions will be led by historian and Benton (La.) High School history teacher, Rusty Beckham. Mr. Beckham has an M.A. in History from Villanova University in Pennsylvania.

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