Once Upon a Town Book Group Discussion

The Warren Newport Public Library Non-Fiction book group met to discuss Bob Greene’s book Once Upon a Town: The Miracle of the North Platte… read more

The Warren Newport Public Library Non-Fiction book group met to discuss Bob Greene’s book Once Upon a Town: The Miracle of the North Platte Canteen, published by Perennial. Mr. Greene’s book tells the story of North Platte, Nebraska, a town of 12,000 that played host to six million servicemen who passed through North Platte on troop trains during World War II. The North Platte Canteen provided refreshments, entertainment, and company for servicemen during their trains' 10-minute stops in North Platte. Ms. Hoffman moderated the discussion.

The program began with a video clip of Bob Greene talking about his book at the Evanston Public Library on June 24, 2002. close

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  • Britt Choudhury Member Warren Newport Public Library (Gurnee, IL)->Book Group
  • Rishi Choudhury Member Warren Newport Public Library (Gurnee, IL)->Book Group
  • J.L. Garfield-Kutoh Member Warren Newport Public Library (Gurnee, IL)->Book Group
  • Bob Greene Syndicated Columnist Chicago Tribune
  • Debbie Hoffman Librarian Warren Newport Public Library (Gurnee, IL)->Reference
  • Jim Hunter Member Warren Newport Public Library (Gurnee, IL)->Book Group
  • Ken King Member Warren Newport Public Library (Gurnee, IL)->Book Group
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  • Julie Salata Member Warren Newport Public Library (Gurnee, IL)->Book Group
  • Madeleine Warner Member Warren Newport Public Library (Gurnee, IL)->Book Group
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Once Upon a Town Book Group Discussion

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Program ID:
190065-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Gurnee, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Nov 26, 2005 | 3:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 22, 2006 | 1:30am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Nov 26, 2005 | 3:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 27, 2005 | 4:08am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 22, 2006 | 1:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
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