During his second run for presidency, Teddy Roosevelt was shot by a would-be assassin en route to a speaking engagement in Milwaukee. He delivered his speech with the bullet in his chest.
Daily Events for Thursday, Mar 14th, 2013
- 03/02 9:00 am - 04/14 9:00 amBehind Enemy Lines
Behind Enemy Lines: Evasion and Escape Aids of World War II
March 2 – April 14, 2013
Lost in enemy territory, your best chance of survival fit in your pocket.
Soldiers forced down in enemy territory during World War II carried a secret weapon unlike anything seen before—evasion and escape aids. See the top-secret gadgets, maps and survival kits that kept soldiers alive behind enemy lines.
This exhibition was guest curated by R. E. Baldwin, author of “Last Hope: The Blood Chit Story.”
- 12:15 pm - 12:35 pmThe Charge of the Light Brigade: 1854An 11th Hussar tells of the "charge" at the Battle of Balaclava during the Crimean War.*****
1st Floor Theater