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, 2018 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
Maryland Historical Society, France Hall 201 W. Monument St., Baltimore MD 21201