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MEDIA CONTACT: Kami Barrett
561-799-8813, kbarre10@fau.edu

FAU Jupiter’s Lifelong Learning Society Presents Author Martin W. Sandler

            JUPITER, FL ( April 8, 2008) - Florida Atlantic University’s Lifelong Learning Society will present a lecture by author Martin W. Sandler on Tuesday, April 22 at 9:45 a.m. The lecture will take place in the Lifelong Learning Society complex at FAU, 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter.

Sandler’s lecture Island of Hope: The Story of Ellis Island and the Journey to America,” focuses on the challenges faced by families who left their homelands and braved a long voyage, new language and new culture in America. Sandler will discuss the steps of being processed at Ellis Island from 1892 through 1954 and then will explain what happened to the immigrants once they settled in the United States.

Sandler is the author of 66 books, including Pioneers, Cowboys, Immigrants, Presidents and Civil War, which are Library of Congress books. He has been nominated twice for the Pulitzer Prize and is a television producer and Emmy Award winner.

This lecture is sponsored by Wilmington Trust, Florida . For ticket information or additional details, contact the Lifelong Learning Society at 561-799-8667 or 561-799-8547. 

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The Lifelong Learning Society at FAU Jupiter is dedicated to enriching the lives of mature students by offering non-credit, university-level courses that are taught by highly qualified professors and distinguished guest lecturers.

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