Texas Talks - Webinar Series
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December 7, 2016 at 6pm
Join us for Texas Talks on Wednesday, December 7th at 6pm as we interview James D. Hornfischer, bestselling author of The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacfiic, 1944-1945. This year marks 75 years since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Mr. Hornfischer will discuss the history surrounding the event and its connection to Texas. The event will be filmed at the National Museum of the Pacific War in the Admiral Nimitz Museum Ballroom in Fredericksburg. Admiral Chester Nimitz was named the commander-in-chief of the Pacific Fleet weeks after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Mr. Hornfischer will join us for a live chat during the airing to answer your questions. Interested in learning more about Texas Talks? Texas Talks is a free educational streaming program that allows the audience to engage with Texas history experts.
As the newest educational initiative from TSHA, Texas Talks are streaming programs that allow members to engage with preeminent Texas history scholars and experts who provide relevant historical information in an interactive platform. This program is ideal for general audiences, educators, and students on the go who love Texas history. Visit the Members Only Digital Library to access archived programs by topic and date.
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