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The Tennessee State Museum hosts a wide range of FREE, fascinating events and educational programs throughout the year. Advance reservations are not required, unless indicated on the listing. For seated events, seats are provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
In Partnership with the UNA-Nashville Cordell Hull Chapter
The United Nations celebrates its 75th Anniversary this October. To mark the occasion, the Museum welcomes Dr. Galen Hull, Dr. Galen Hull,author of Cordell Hull and His Legacies: Champion of Civility and The United Nations at 75 to talk about Cordell Hull, the Nobel Prize-winning, Olympus, Tennessee-native whom President Franklin D. Roosevelt called "The Father of the United Nations." Prior to his role as the longest-serving U.S. Secretary of State, which included his time during WWII, and his establishing of the United Nations, Hill served on the Tennessee House of Representatives before representing the state in the United States House of Representatives and Senate. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1945 for his working initiating the United Nations. His legacy is honored in numerous places in Tennessee, including the Cordell Hull Birthplace Museum in Byrdstown, the Cordell Hull Dam on the Cumberland River in Carthage, The Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park in Pickett County, and the Cordell Hull building in the Nashville, which houses the state legislature.
Dr. Galen Hull, who is no relation to Cordell Hull, serves as the VP of External Relations for the UNA-Nashville Cordell Hull Chapter. He will share the origins of the original UN Charter in Nashville, and the history of the Nashville Cordell Hull Chapter of the UNA.
Guests will be able to ask questions during the discussion that will be answered towards the end of the talk, should time allow. Join us on Wednesday, October 14 at 12 p.m. CDT (1 p.m. EDT)
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