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    Elizabeth Alexander


    The Light of the World:
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    8:59 AM
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    May 5, 2015
    6:00 PM
    Leonard Mlodinow


    The Upright Thinkers:
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    Trees to Understanding The Cosmos

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    May 18, 2015
    7:00 PM
    David McCullough


    The Wright Brothers

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