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The Finest Hours slideshow presentation by Michael Tougias

September 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a riveting slide show by Michael Tougias on Thursday, September 14 at 6:30 PM “The Finest Hours:  the true story of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Most Daring  Rescue”

On February 18th, 1952 an astonishing maritime event began when a ferocious nor’easter split in half a 500-foot long oil tanker, the Pendleton, approximately one mile off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts Incredibly, just twenty miles away, a second oil tanker, the Fort Mercer, also split in half.

This compelling, unbelievable true story was made into a movie in 2016 starring Chris Pine and Casey Affleck.

  • See stunning photos from the making of the movie, hear about Michael’s cameo and listen to behind the scenes tales from the filming.
  • Slide presentation
  • Book Sale and Signing
  • Q & A

 

 

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Date:
September 14
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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