Public Works Week Program at the Library May 21, 2pm

Encore Players Celebrates National Public Works Week (May 21-27, 2023)

Sunday, May 21, 2pm, Livermore Library  

WelcomeBob Cowgill 

Urinetown opener Bob/Officer Lockstock, Marsha/Little Sally, Victorian/Soupy Sue

Federal Theatre Project (WPA – Works Project Administration, 1935) – Marsha Howard 

New Deal – 1930’s – Victorian King-Bowman

  • Eleanor Roosevelt  – Diann McCannon

Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) – Industrialist and PhilanthropistPaul Sevilla

  • The Little Engine That CouldJudy Fenton

America’s Interstate Highway System – 1956/Eisenhower – Intro/Bob

  • Steinbeck’s Travels With Charley – Grare Davis
  • Phil Mumford, First Person Narrative Biking Across America  

Unions – Intro/Bob

  • Norma Rae 1979 film based on true character Joyce Rocha
  • Reuben Warshowsky, Union organizer – Bill Leach

The International Labour Org (ILO)  – Intro/Bob

Enabling WomenMyrna Pitaluna-Alngog. Philippines Ellie Lopez

National Parks Service – Intro/Bob

  • Rosie the Riveter – Grare Davis
  • Betty Reid Soskin, Retired Park RangerLea Blevins 

Richard Finn, City Historian – The Livermore Light Bulb –  Intro/Bill Leach 

Closing – Thank you – Questions?  – Bob