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Mencken Day 2018

Honoring the Memory, Career and Bequest of Henry Louis Mencken

The Mencken Room at the Central Library is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Exhibits at the Central Library:

"The Telegraph Tapes: Mencken Transmits from Tennessee"

"Mencken and Dreiser: Two Beasts in the Parlor"

"In Defense of Women: A Centennial Celebration"

At the Maryland Historical Society (France Hall):

10:30 a.m. - Mencken Society Annual Meeting -- "The Intellectual Eater: H. L. Mencken's Regional Food Editorials" presented by Stacy Spaulding, Associate Professor, Towson University

2 p.m. - The 2018 Mencken Memorial Lecture presented by Dana Milbank of the Washington Post.

Dana Milbank is a nationally syndicated op-ed columnist. Before joining the staff of the Washington Post in 2005, he served as a senior editor at the New Republic and a reporter with the Wall Street Journal. He is the author of three books, including the national bestseller Homo Politicus.

 

 

Saturday, September 15 at 10:00am to 5:00pm

Maryland Historical Society, France Hall 201 W. Monument St., Baltimore MD 21201

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