1968 Exhibit Speaker Series: Caught on Film: Our Story in Central Illinois, 1968

Sun, October 21, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1968 EXHIBIT SPEAKER SERIES

CAUGHT ON FILM: OUR STORY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS, 1968

Museum of the Grand Prairie, Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, 2 p.m.

By 1968, there were 56,670,000 television sets in households across the United States. Television audiences were growing rapidly and TV was becoming a major source of news for most American citizens. Matt Metcalf, Archivist for WCIA 3, will present a variety of local news pieces from the area and offer some historical context for them. Be sure to check out our newest exhibit, 1968: A Time For Every Purpose, to identify many news-making events from this tumultuous year. FREE. For more info: (217) 586-2612 or pcain@ccfpd.org.

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