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Speakers Series featuring Tim Cook (Cobourg, Ontario ) – October 21, 2018

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Source <a href='http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/events/details/9577'>http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/events/details/9577</a> <p></p><p>Armistice '18 - Canada's largest commemoration of the centennial of the End of the First World War. Including: Music, Art, Speakers, Film, Exhibits & Theatre A series of talks by leading Canadian historians will be held on October Sunday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. in Victoria Hall's Concert Hall, 55 King Street West, Cobourg, Ontario. • October 21: Tim Cook is a historian at Canada's War Museum and the author of many authoritative yet highly readable accounts of Canadians under fire. He will speak about the fraught relationship between Arthur Currie and Sam Hughes, the subject of his book, The Madman and the Butcher. • October 28: Charlotte Gray has been hailed as Canada's best-loved historical writer. The author of such bestsellers as Sisters in the Wilderness and The Promise of Canada, she is also a biographer of Nellie McClung, a pioneer of women's suffrage who will feature in her talk about how Canadian women won the vote in 1918. Sponsored by the Vimy Foundation's Centennial Speaker's Series.</p><p><br />

Source http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/events/details/9577

Armistice ’18 – Canada’s largest commemoration of the centennial of the End of the First World War.
Including: Music, Art, Speakers, Film, Exhibits & Theatre

A series of talks by leading Canadian historians will be held on October Sunday afternoons at 2:00 p.m. in Victoria Hall’s Concert Hall, 55 King Street West, Cobourg, Ontario.

• October 21: Tim Cook is a historian at Canada’s War Museum and the author of many authoritative yet highly readable accounts of Canadians under fire. He will speak about the fraught relationship between Arthur Currie and Sam Hughes, the subject of his book, The Madman and the Butcher.

• October 28: Charlotte Gray has been hailed as Canada’s best-loved historical writer. The author of such bestsellers as Sisters in the Wilderness and The Promise of Canada, she is also a biographer of Nellie McClung, a pioneer of women’s suffrage who will feature in her talk about how Canadian women won the vote in 1918. Sponsored by the Vimy Foundation’s Centennial Speaker’s Series.

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