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History Alive: Charles Schulz

June 24 @ 3:00 pm - 12:00 am

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History Alive is a program of first-person portrayals of historical figures by presenters who have conducted scholarly research on their characters. Charles Schulz (1922-2000) was a cartoonist best known as the creator of the Peanuts comic strip that featured Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, and all the rest of the gang. A veteran of World War II, Schulz’s first Peanuts strip was published in 1950 in seven newspapers. At the time of his death in 2000 it was appearing in 2,600 papers around the world. Schulz recognized that comics were not just a medium for children. His ability to connect with people through a four-panel strip using dry humor, sarcasm, wit, and melancholy resulted in an ongoing daily narrative that lasted nearly 50 years. The popularity of his characters worldwide put them in demand for television specials, merchandise, movies, books, theatrical productions, commercials, with NASA spacecraft named in their honor.

Details

Date:
June 24
Time:
3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Event Category:

Venue

Riverside Public Library
1 Warrior Way Suite 104
Belle, WV 25015-1356 United States
Phone:
(304) 343-4646 x1262

Organizer

Amanda Gibson
Phone:
(304) 343-4646 x1262
Email:
amanda.gibson@kcpls.org

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