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Forum:Space Events & Happenings
Topic:11/10: Opening The Letter From Cloudcroft (V2)
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The symposium schedule:

  • 8:30 am -12:30 pm: Nine scholars will make short presentations
  • 2:00 pm -2:30 pm: The opening of the 1946 letter
  • 2:30 pm -5:00 pm: Panel Discussion, closing remarks
The following scholars will participate in the symposium:
  • Dr. Michael Neufeld, Museum curator, Space History, Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
  • Dr. Frank Mecklenburg, Director of Research; Chief Archivist Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, New York City
  • Christopher Orwoll, Executive Director New Mexico Museum of Space History
  • Dr. David Shneer, Director Program in Jewish Studies, Louis P. Singer Endowed Chair in Jewish History, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Martha Shipman Andrews, University Archivist/Assistant Professor, Hobson-Huntsinger University Archives Branson Library NMSU
  • Loretta Hall, author of Out of this World: New Mexico's Contributions to Space Travel
  • Fran Sterling, Senior Research and Development Associate, Facing History and Ourselves
  • Gregg Drinkwater, writer and Jewish community leader who grew up at White Sands Missile Range, Redstone Arsenal in Alabama and Fort Bliss, in Texas
The event is free and open to the public. Please register to either attend the event at The Lodge or live online.
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