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Phone (617) 646-0560
Price Tickets are $10 per person (no charge for MHS Members)
Age Suitability 18 and up
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Capital of the World: The Race to Host the United Nations

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 6:00p

In 1945–1946, Bostonians pursued an ambitious dream: to become not only “the Hub” but also the Capital of the World—the headquarters site for the new United Nations. Drawing from her book "Capital of the World," award-winning historian Charlene Mires will present an illustrated talk about the dramatic, surprising, and often comic story of civic boosterism awakened by the UN ’s search for a home.

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Massachusetts Historical Society
1154 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 536-1608
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