History Book Club with Steven Noll and David Tegeder
Date(s) - 26 Jan 2013
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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In the 1930s, work began on a canal that would cut through the Florida peninsula. Learn about the heated debate behind this decision, the battle fought by environmentalists and developers, and the final halt to construction in 1970. Find out why this project is till controversial today. Steven Noll, Ph.D., teaches American history, Florida history, and the history of disability at the University of Florida, where he also received his doctorate. David Tegeder, Ph.D, is a professor of American history at Santa Fe College in Gainesville. He also earned his doctorate from Florida. Followed by book signing. Free. Refreshments provided. Call 407.836.7010 to register.