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Indiana Jones: Soldiers of Adventure
Marc Newman

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: This program highlights the persona of the fictional character Indiana Jones. Four personalities of the 19th and 20th centuries were the living embodiments of the character and traits of the blockbuster movie hero. The audience will be introduced to Frederick Russell Burnham, a frontier scout and explorer who discovered the Copperbelt and the sodium carbonate lake in Africa. His exploits were well known throughout the United States and Europe. Later, his daring exploits were fictionalized by H. Rider Haggard in the personality of Allan Quartermain. The second part will concentrate on the story of Frederick Courtney Selous, an explorer and hunter who became a legend while traveling throughout parts of Southern Africa. Theodore Roosevelt considered Selous the greatest hunter in world history. The third portion of the program will introduce a real life "soldier of fortune" who opened up parts of trade with explorations in Central Africa. Movies and books were written about the famous "Trader Horn." The last segment will detail Sylvanus Morely, a modern day Indiana Jones and American spy who expanded our knowledge of the Mayan civilization. Marc Newman, a.k.a Myster History, will appear in full clothing as Indiana Jones, with a PowerPoint presentation and artifacts to proclaim the real life adventure stories of these "Indiana Jones" heroes.

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Marc Newman is an historian and author of publications, books and articles. He is a designer of historical commemoratives for US and foreign companies. As a radio co-host he created History On The Air in New York. Marc has been the recipient of numerous awards in education and history on the national and state levels; including New York and Florida. (National Teacher's Medal of Excellence by the Freedom Foundation, American Revolution Award by the Revolution Roundtable, Most Outstanding History Teacher in NY and Most Outstanding Social Studies Teacher in NY, the Congressional Recognition Citation Award for Service). Marc has appeared on several television programs, including 'On The River' - The Chaining of the Hudson River, portraying British Major John Andre. 

SPL3222
Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Location: Barry and Florence Friedberg Auditorium, Boca Raton Campus
Fees: Member - $30 per event
$75 for any combination of three events, members only
$150 for any combination of eight events, members only

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Non-member - $35
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