Abilene Public Library
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March 5: Land Rush
Threatened with hunger as the world’s food system falls apart, rich countries are buying up and leasing fertile tracts in Africa.
March 12: Horse and Rider
Explore one of the most sophisticated and intriguing partnerships of human and animal.
March 19: Jesse Owens
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympics captivated the world and infuriated the Nazis.
March 26: Rise of the Drones
Meet a new breed of flying robots, from tiny swarming vehicles to giant unmanned planes.
April 2: Henry Ford Part I
He rose from obscurity to become the 20th century’s most influential American innovator.
April 9: Henry Ford Part II
An incisive look at the birth of the American auto industry with its long history of struggles between labor and management.
April 16: Making Stuff: Cleaner
Can innovative materials help solve the energy crisis and lead to a sustainable future?
April 23: Who Killed Lindbergh’s Baby?
Expert investigators reexamine one of the greatest murder mysteries of all time.
April 30: Log Cabin Simplicity
An Iowa man refracts 150 year old Norwegian-American log cabins.