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Glendale Public Library – Foothills Library – Roadrunner Room

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19055 N 57th Ave
Glendale, 85308 United States
(623) 930-3830

October 2022

A Free Press: Cornerstone of Democracy with Gail Rhodes

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The first amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects press freedom. Freedom of the press is important because it plays a vital role in informing citizens about public affairs and monitoring the actions of government. But what happens when public trust in the media is eroded by sensationalism, foreign influences or bots, fake news, and business monopolies? Who makes the news and what is newsworthy? Is non-partisan news coverage based on facts even still possible? What is the role of the…

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January 2023

Specters of the Past-Ghost Towns That Built Arizona with Jay Mark

January 22, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In addition to an entertaining, visual display of the communities, towns and settlements that contributed to the early growth of the state, this presentation also focuses on respect for these diminishing historic resources. Most of the photographs represent a comprehensive exploration of Arizona ghost towns made by Mr. Mark in the 1960’s and 1970’s. This occurred just prior to a major period of incursion and destruction by off-road and all-terrain vehicles. Many sites are no longer extant or have been…

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