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The Historical Essay, by Ron Powers

Date(s): October 25, 2012
Time(s): Two free sessions from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Location: Annenberg Presidential Conference Center

Grades 9 – College Sophomore

The Historical Essay by Ron Powers will present how to research and write essays based on factual evidence. Powers is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, novelist and non-fiction writer of nationally acclaimed bestsellers, Flags of our Fathers and Mark Twain. This program is a partnership of the Bush Library and Museum Education Department with the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference to give students an opportunity to enter the national Mayborn Student Essay Contest. Winners of this national non-fiction essay contest will be published in The Dallas Morning News. Winners and teachers will attend the conference free. For more national essay contest details, please visit http://journalism.unt.edu/maybornconference.

For more information or to make a reservation email Bush.Education@nara.gov or call (979) 691-4006.

Distance Learning (video-conference, live stream, or recording) free online registration: www.connect2texas.net/bushlibrary41.

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