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The Academy of Natural Sciences 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Meredith Donlan

"A Glorious Enterprise" Book Talk and Signing

Wednesday Apr 25 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

Robert M. Peck and Patricia Tyson Stroud chronicle 200 years of Academy history in their new book A Glorious Enterprise: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia and the Making of American Science.

This beautifully illustrated history includes natural-light photographs of Academy specimens by noted photographer Rosamond Purcell.

Find out more about the making of science in Philadelphia at this book talk and signing. Boyd Matson, a lead on-air journalist for National Geographic, will interview the authors.

This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Register at

Co-sponsored by the Kal and Lucille Rudman Institute for Entertainment Industry Studies at Drexel University and the Free Library of Philadelphia.

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