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America's Tobacco Struggle: Wins and Losses

Friday, September 28
4:30 – 6:30 PM
Rockefeller Center 002
2 Webster Ave
Hanover, NH

Tobacco StruggleThis special lecture will provide an update on efforts to regulate tobacco in America by one of the nation's senior government officials, Mitchell Zeller, a Dartmouth graduate. He will share his experiences as director of the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Tobacco Products. He will discuss the need for, and role of, regulation as well as FDA's educational ad campaigns and other efforts to address recent public health challenges, including the high rates of e-cigarette use including so-called vaping, among young people.

Mitchell Zeller has had 36 years of experience with FDA tobacco issues. issues. He graduated from Dartmouth in 1979 with a double major in Government and Policy Studies. He subsequently earned a law degree from American University. Prior to serving as Director of the FDA"s Tobacco Center, he was senior vice-president at Pinney Associates, where he provided strategic planning and communications advice on domestic and global public health policy issues involving the treatment of tobacco dependence and the regulation of tobacco products and pharmaceuticals. From 1988 to 1993 he served as counsel to a subcommittee in the House of Representatives that did oversight of the FDA

Free and open to the public.

"Mystical Moments" Exhibit by Perry Williamson

MoonriseOpen during office hours through October 26.
7 Lebanon Street, Suite 107
Hanover, NH

Once I have sketched and planned out what the final painting will be, I sometimes allow the watercolors tell me where to go next. There are times when delightful surprises get me to change course in fun ways. Allowing for spontaneous events keeps the work fresh and lets me continually look for new ways of expressing what I see and feel.

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OSHER@Dartmouth members and their friends receive free admission! Don't forget to wear your name badge.


Friday, September 21
1:00 PM
Location: Nugget Theaters
Run Time: 116 minutes
Register Here. Limited seating available.

M*A*S*HIrreverent black comedy following the exploits of a host of offbeat characters at a medical unit during the Korean war, including surgeons Hawkeye Pierce and Trapper John McIntyre who create havoc with their martini parties and practical jokes while the war rages around them. The film spawned a successful television series and won an Oscar for best screenplay.

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt


Cinema Paradiso

Monday, October 22
10:00 AM
Location: Nugget Theaters
Run Time: 155 minutes
Register Here. Limited seating available.

Cinema ParadisoYoung Salvatore Di Vita (Salvatore Cascio) discovers the perfect escape from life in his war-torn Sicilian village: the Cinema Paradiso movie house, where projectionist Alfredo (Philippe Noiret) instills in the boy a deep love of films. When Salvatore grows up, falls in love with a beautiful local girl (Agnese Nano) and takes over as the Paradiso's projectionist, Alfredo must convince Salvatore to leave his small town and pursue his passion for filmmaking.

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili


The French Connection

Friday, November 16
1:00 PM
Location: Nugget Theaters
Run Time: 104 minutes
Register Here. Limited seating available.

The French ConnectionNew York City detectives Popeye Doyle (Gene Hackman) and Buddy Russo (Roy Scheider) hope to break a narcotics smuggling ring and ultimately uncover The French Connection. But when one of the criminals tries to kill Doyle, he begins a deadly pursuit that takes him far outside the city limits. Based on a true story, this action-filled thriller, with its renowned chase scene, won five Academy Awards in 1971, including Best Picture, Best Director (William Friedkin) and Best Actor for Hackman.

Starring: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey


The Lion in Winter

Tuesday, December 4
10:00 AM
Location: Nugget Theaters
Run Time: 134 minutes
Register Here. Limited seating available.

The Lion in WinterIt's Christmas 1183, and King Henry II (Peter O'Toole) is planning to announce his successor to the throne. The jockeying for the crown, though, is complex. Henry has three sons and wants his boy Prince John (Nigel Terry) to take over. Henry's wife, Queen Eleanor (Katharine Hepburn), has other ideas. She believes their son Prince Richard (Anthony Hopkins) should be king. As the family and various schemers gather for the holiday, each tries to make the indecisive king choose their option.

Starring: Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins


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