"Rights and Reformers"
David Fenimore brought Woody Guthrie to life the 2009 Chautauqua program.
Jackie Robinson, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Woody Guthrie visited Maryland this summer!
As part of the Maryland Humanities Council's 2009 Chautauqua, Rights and Reformers, scholar/actors brung to life the personalities and accomplishments of these three legendary figures.
Jackie Robinson spoke about being the first black player in major league baseball in the 1940s and 1950s.
Eleanor Roosevelt spoke about how she changed both our nation and the world through her commitment to social activism.
Woody Guthrie celebrated the life of working people in his songs, poetry and prose and advocated for the right of workers to unionize.
Programs were held June and July 2009 at The Greenbelt Community Center, the College of Southern Maryland, the Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville, Garrett College, Montgomery College in Germantown, and Perryville Outlet Center.
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