After a backup trip with President Nixon, John L. Haigh set out to become a permanent member of the Air Force One flight crew. After flying missions with the Apollo 17 astronauts and world leaders like Queen Elizabeth, Haigh was selected in 1979 as a permanent member of the crew, serving Presidents Carter, Reagan, and Bush, Sr. Mr. Haigh will be at Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling on Tuesday, May 21 at noon to discuss his adventures. Lunch With Books programs are free and open to the public. Patrons are invited to bring a bag lunch and free beverages are served. Please call the library at 304-232-0244 or visit facebook.com/lunchwithbooks for more information.
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PEOPLE’S UNIVERSITY American History 2, The Civil War & Statehood, Tuesday, May 21 at 7 PM
Class 3, “An Introduction to the Civil War,” will be taught by Roger Micker, past president of the Upper Ohio Valley Civil War Roundtable, a retired history teacher at Steubenville High School, a member of the Ohio 150 Sesquicentennial Committee, a member and presenter for the Friends of Gettysburg, and a Civil War reenactor. The class will provide an overview of the major American political, social, and economic issues from the second half of the eighteenth century to just prior to the attack on Fort Sumter. People’s University programs are free and open to the public. Please call the library at 304-232-0244 (to RSVP) or visit facebook.com/lunchwithbooks for more information.