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May's History Film Series Presents: 'Lindbergh: The Shocking, Turbulent Life of America's Lone Eagle'

For immediate release

Release dated: 
April 24, 2013
Media contacts: 

Megan Lawson • Marketing and Communications • 651-259-3141 • megan.lawson@mnhs.org

Jessica Kohen • Marketing and Communications • 651-259-3148 • jessica.kohen@mnhs.org

Quick facts: 

Event: History Film Series: "Lindbergh: The Shocking, Turbulent Life of America's Lone Eagle"
Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
Place: Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site, 1620 Lindbergh Dr. S., Little Falls
Cost: Free
Call for more information 320-616-5421
Website: http://www.mnhs.org/lindbergh

May's History Film Series Presents: 'Lindbergh: The Shocking, Turbulent Life of America's Lone Eagle'

Spirit of St. LouisThis installment of History Film Series details the tumultuous life of Minnesota's own Charles Lindbergh. Lindbergh became a nationally known after his historic "Spirit of St. Louis" flight across the Atlantic. He remained in the national spotlight, however, for other reasons, some tragic.

The award winning documentary "Lindbergh: The Shocking, Turbulent Life of America's Lone Eagle" traces the events of Lindbergh's life using archival footage and photographs, as well as interviews with Lindbergh's family members. The film covers Lindbergh's childhood in Minnesota, career in aviation, the morbid curiosity surrounding the kidnapping and murder of his son, his isolationist campaign before World War II and more.

May is Minnesota Museums Month

Minnesota Museums Month is a statewide celebration of museums, their stories, and their communities. This May, visit a new museum in your community, take a road trip, or return to one of your favorites that you haven’t seen in a while. Museums of every type—art, historical, science, arboretums, zoos and more—are participating. For more information visit www.museumsmonth.org.

About the Minnesota Historical Society

The Society’s calendar of events is posted online at www.mnhs.org/calendar. The website also has information about all of the Society’s programs, museums and historic sites.

The Minnesota Historical Society is a non-profit educational and cultural institution established in 1849. The Society collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota’s past through museum exhibits, libraries and collections, historic sites, educational programs and book publishing. Using the power of history to transform lives, the Society preserves our past, shares our state’s stories and connects people with history.

The Minnesota Historical Society is supported in part by its Premier Partners: Xcel Energy and Explore Minnesota Tourism.