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The General, Buster Keaton and Jimmy Carter's Supreme Court Case

Mike Matejka presentation

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The General, Buster Keaton and Jimmy Carter's Supreme Court Case

Before the film showing, local historian and rail aficionado Mike Matejka will give a brief overview, entitled "The General, Buster Keaton and Jimmy Carter's Supreme Court Case," covering the Civil War incident that inspired the film, Keaton's efforts in producing it and a Supreme Court case that decided the famous locomotive's current home.

Mr. Matejka is Governmental Affairs Director for the Great Plains Laborers District Council, vice-president of the Illinois Labor History Society and a McLean County Museum of History board member.

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