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Marking Time: The Radium Girls of Ottawa

Marking Time: The Radium Girls of Ottawa

Heinz Suppan will present 'Marking Time: The Radium Girls of Ottawa.'  At the turn of the 20th Century, radium became a miracle cure for almost any ailment.  After World War I, several U.S. companies decvided to use radium to paint watch dials.  Nearly a century later, Suppan pays tribute to the girls exposed to this deadly toxin by telling their story.  Suppan is a German and History teacher Illinois Valley Community College.

This is the first part of the programming series, 'Radium Girls,' presented in partnership with Pekin Community High School.  Additional programs are:

Book2Art: 'Radium Girls' by Kate Moore on Thursday, October 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Pekin Public Library.

Radium City Film Documentary on Friday, October 19 at 11:00 a.m. at the Pekin Public Library.

Scenes from the play, 'Radium Girls,' presented by PCHS on Friday, October 19 at 2:00 p.m. at the Pekin Public Library

The play, 'Radium Girls' at Pekin Community High School on Thursday, November 1 at 6:30 p.m.; Friday, November 2 at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 3 at 2:00 p.m.

Date:
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Time:
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Audience:
  Adults     Just for Teens  

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