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History Pub – Stewart Udall and the Politics of Beauty

April 24, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Cost: $5.00



  • Oregon Historical Society


Date: April 24, 2023

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


McMenamins Kennedy School Theater
5736 NE 33rd Ave
Portland,OR97211United States
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Documentary Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Stewart Udall was the Secretary of the Interior from 1961-1969 during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. He led the way for the most important environmental legislation in US history and spearheaded the expansion of the national park system and wildlife refuges. Udall was a fierce advocate for racial justice, peace, and Native American rights. He was the first public official to warn America about the dangers of climate change and his accomplishments have had a lasting impact on public policy and the modern environmental movement. This documentary is the eye-opening story of one of the most influential public servants whose great legacy deserves wide recognition.

Join PBS producer and filmmaker, John de Graaf; former U.S. Senator, Gordon H. Smith; CEO of Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette, Anne Udall; and author Tim Palmer in a post-screening discussion facilitated by OHS Executive Director, Kerry Tymchuk. Speakers will expand upon Stewart Udall’s profound legacy of conservation and environmental justice.