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First Wednesdays Talk in Norwich with author David Blight Rescheduled


Norwich ~ The Vermont Humanities Council's First Wednesdays lecture with Race and Reunion author David Blight, originally scheduled for December 5 at Norwich Congregational Church, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, June 5, 2013.

The talk, "American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era," is part of the Vermont Humanities Council's First Wednesdays series and will be held at the same location at 7:00 pm.

First Wednesdays is held on the first Wednesday of every month from October through May in nine regional hub communities statewide, featuring speakers of national and regional renown. The program is free, accessible to people with disabilities and open to the public.

The Vermont Department of Libraries is the statewide underwriter of First Wednesdays. "American Oracle" is sponsored by Stave Puzzles.

For more information, contact Vermont Humanities Council at 802.262.2626 or [log in to unmask], or visit

The Vermont Humanities Council is a private nonprofit working to bring the power and the pleasure of the humanities to all Vermonters-of every background and in every community. The Council strives to make Vermont a state in which every individual reads, participates in public affairs, and continues to learn throughout life.

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