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2pm ‘The Beatles, Chicago and the 1960s’ with John Lyons

January 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CST

John F. Lyons examines the impact of the Beatles on the Chicago metropolitan area. Using music, video and many unseen photographs from the period, this highly entertaining presentation brings to life untold stories of the Beatles’ visits to Chicago, highlights the unique connections between the Fab 4 and the Windy City and discusses the diverse cast of characters who were engulfed by the whirlwind of Beatlemania.

Dr. John F. Lyons was born in London, England. He lives in Chicago and works as a Professor of History at Joliet Junior College where he teaches classes in British and US history. He is a noted public speaker and has spoken to audiences in the US and Europe. Joy and Fear: The Beatles, Chicago and the 1960s (2021) is his fifth book. After the presentation, John will have copies of the book for sale.

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January 9
8:00 am - 5:00 pm CST