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The Nation’s T. Rex Is Coming…Look Out!

He’s one of the most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeletons ever found—and he’s headed our way from Montana. Hear the Nation's T. rex’s story as Kathy Wankel and Jack Horner talk with Matthew Carrano, curator of Dinosauria, and Kirk Johnson, director of the Natural History Museum.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
What the Bones Reveal: Real-Time Crime Scene Investigation

Volumes of information can be found in a skeleton or decomposing body. There are plenty of each at the Forensic Anthropology Center at the University of Tennessee, whose director Dawnie Wolfe Steadman shares how the grim secrets unlocked by scientists aid work in law enforcement and human rights investigations.

Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 9:30 A.M.
Books@Noon

Grab your sandwich or salad and spend the noon hour with Craig Nelson and his book The Age of Radiance: The Epic Rise and Dramatic Fall of the Atomic Era. The format is informal, the topics are timely, and there’s time to chat with the featured writer.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 12:00 P.M.
Louisa Lim: Remembering the Legacy of Tiananmen Square

In her new book, The People’s Republic of Amnesia: The Legacy of Tiananmen Square, Louisa Lim offers an insider’s account of this defining moment in China’s modern history. Lim reveals how the events of June 4, 1989 changed the nation, and how the nation’s government changed those events by rewriting its own history.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
American Journey: The Life and Times of Ed Bearss

You know Ed Bearss as an indefatigable Civil War tour guide, but that’s just one aspect of this remarkable man. Join director David Currey and Ed at a screening of a new documentary portrait of a man for whom a love of history has always been way of life.

Friday, June 6, 2014 - 6:45 P.M.
Private Collections: Glenstone and the Kreeger Museum
All-Day Tour

Visit two of the area’s most intriguing and significant private collections—from both the standpoints of art and architecture—when you spend the day exploring Glenstone in suburban Potomac and the Kreeger Museum in Upper Northwest Washington with art historian Ursula Wolfman.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 9:00 A.M.
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