The Milwaukee Turners are pleased to present the 2017 Zeidler Lecture featuring Pulitzer Prize winner Dr. Heather Thompson on Monday, November 6th 2017 in Turner Hall Ballroom. Dr. Thompson is the author of “Blood In the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising and its Legacy“, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and was included on 13 Best Books of 2016 lists; she has also written extensively on the history of policing, mass incarceration, and the criminal justice system.

The event will include a talk by Dr. Thompson at 7 pm, followed by an audience Q&A.

Recordings of Past Events:

MILWAUKEE TURNERS welcomed author Harvey Kaye author of

The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great. A free event sponsored by Boswell Books and The Milwaukee Turners.

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MILWAUKEE TURNERS welcomed historians Paul and Mari Jo Buhle with

The Legacy of the 1848er’s and Progressive German Immigrants from the Civil War to the 1890’s. For Women’s History Month & marking 150 years after the U.S. Civil War, the Milwaukee Turners presented a program featuring renowned historians Mari Jo Buhle and Paul Buhle. The Buhles discussed the contributions of women and the German language press to progressivism and socialism in Wisconsin and the USA.

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