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Honoring World AIDS Day

Since 1988, December 1 has been dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the HIV infection. It is both a day to remember and mourn those whose lives have been claimed, as well as one to inform and educate the public about prevention and treatment now available …

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California’s Veterans: War Comes Home Interviews

Launched in 2014, the War Comes Home initiative was launched to help veterans strengthen connections to their communities, and vice versa, and increase awareness and understanding of the impacts of war. Over $300,000 in grants was awarded and provided additional resources to 43 library jurisdictions throughout California, carrying out 856 activities, and …

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PBS Announces Broadcast Premiere of “The Vietnam War”

Supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities’ (NEH) Division of Public Programs, Ken Burns and Lyn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR, a 10-part, 18-hour documentary will premiere nationwide on Public Broadcast Service stations (PBS) September 17, 2017. On September 17, concurrent with the broadcast premiere, the first five episodes of THE VIETNAM …

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