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Films from the Cold War Lectures, Jan. 14

Thursday  4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Lucky Dragon No. 5: Hollywood and the Atom Bomb
Thursday, January 14 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Join us for these illustrated talks with lecturer David Davison, who has presented dozens of talks at museums and libraries throughout Connecticut. From Godzilla to Dr. Strangelove: How film and TV reflected and amplified America's experience of the Cold War. The bomb and nuclear energy have been the inspiration for comedy, propaganda, melodrama, satire, and more over the years, often as a response to current events, and sometimes anticipating them. As Americans dug fall-out shelters and their kids ducked under their desks in air-raid drills, Hollywood covered the entire human experience, well past the Cold War and into today's time.

Registration is required to attend this programs. You may register by calling the Library or visiting our website. You will receive a Zoom invitation the morning of the program.

The Mystic & Noank Library is open by appointment only for copying, scanning, faxing, printing, and computer use. We will be continuing contact-free pickup of materials and Grab & Go craft bags that will be available in the Ames Room.

You can arrange computer or printing appointments as well as request materials by phone during our operating hours at 860-536-7721. An outdoor library outside our main entrance continues to offer free materials to visitors.

View the Library catalog on our website to place holds on materials or to sign up for digital programming.

Our operating hours for these services are from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM Monday and Wednesday and 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

Mystic & Noank Library
40 Library Street,
Mystic, CT 06355

Phone: 860-536-7721
Fax: 860-536-2350


, CT




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