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Date:
June 11, 2019
Time:
7:00 PM
Location:
Visitors Center Auditorium
Address:
200 SE Fourth Street
Abilene, KS 67410
Cost:
Free
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Evenings at Ease: "34 and 42: Going to Bat for Equality" with Tim Rives

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Tim Rives, Deputy Director of the Eisenhower Presidential Library, will talk about the relationship between baseball star Jackie Robinson and President Eisenhower, including the correspondence between the pair. They shared a love for baseball and a desire to advance civil rights for African Americans, although their approaches differed.