Thu, Aug 08 | The Jenks

USSR & Russian Mysteries and Myths

What did Wally Shirra say?
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USSR & Russian Mysteries and Myths

Time & Location

Aug 08, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
The Jenks , 109 Skillings Road, Winchester, MA

About the Event

Henry Quinlan, writer and publisher, will discuss his ten-year involvement with the former Soviet Union and Russia including living in Moscow for five-years and witnessing the demise of communism and the rise of the new Russia. He will examine assumptions and beliefs about the Soviet Union and Russia. Hear about secrets of the Soviet space agency from conversations with Wally Shirra, one of our original astronauts. As representative for President G H Bush in 1990, Mr. Quinlan will include his experience arranging the publication of "Make Way for Ducklings" in Russian and the erection of the "Make Way for Ducklings" statute in Moscow. Join us for these and more fascinating experiences about Henry’s involvement with this powerful and prominent country.

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