Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Last day to buy tickets : "Over Here!: NYC during WWII"

Only a few tickets left!  Join LW! for:

Over Here!: New York City During World War II

A slide lecture and book signing with Lorraine B. Diehl
with a special introduction by New York Times "Streetscapes" columnist Christopher Gray
Thursday, March 25th, 2010 at 6:00PM

Over Here! is a wonderfully nostalgic and inspiring look at the center of the home front during World War II: New York City.   From the Ansonia's donation of their cornice to the metal scrap drive, to Rockefeller Center's Victory Gardens and carless streets, Over Here! captures the excitement, trepidation, and bustle of our home city during wartime. Filled with the reminiscences of ordinary and famous New Yorkers, including Walter Cronkite, Barbara Walters, and Angela Lansbury, and rich in surprising detail--from Macy's blackout boutique to Mickey Mouse gas masks for kids-this engaging look back is an illuminating tour of New York on the front lines of the home front.

"I loved this book and all the great memories it captured." - Tom Brokaw

Lorraine B. Diehl
is the author of The Late, Great Pennsylvania Station (1996); Subways: The Tracks That Built New York City (2004); and The Automat: The History, Recipes, and Allure of Horn & Hardart's Masterpiece (2002).

Tickets are $20 and must be purchased in advance
Call 212-496-1714 or email

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