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History Pub: McMenamins Old St. Francis School in Bend

"William O. Douglas: Liberty and Wilderness." Presented by John Concillo, Producer of Liberty and Wilderness, a William O. Douglas film project working in association with the Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission.

Feb. 27, 2018 at 7 p.m.

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McMenamins Old St. Francis School
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