08/24/19 3:00pm

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Library trustee Judith Hole Suratt interviewed Mo Rocca for the Friday Night Dialogue.

In introducing Mo Rocca to the full house attending the Friday Night Dialogue at the library on Aug. 16, library trustee Judith Hole Suratt chose an apt descriptor: Renaissance Man. Mr. Rocca’s career spans several seasons on The Daily Show and CBS Sunday Morning, a children’s show and his popular podcast series, “Mobituaries.”

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02/25/14 4:55pm
COURTESY ART | A classic movie poster touts a classic film coming to the library next week.

COURTESY ART | A classic movie poster touts a classic film coming to the library next week.

The legendary film director George Stevens is primarily known for three movies he made in the 1950s: “A Place in the Sun,” “Shane” and “Giant.” Those pictures — all now regarded as classics — were built around serious, even majestic themes that revealed much about our national character and shifting values during times of upheaval in our history. Which is why they are often referred to as Stevens’s “American Trilogy.” (more…)