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History Book Group Meeting

March 28, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This month the History Book Group is reading  Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland, by Patrick Keefe.

 

Jean McConville’s abduction was one of the most notorious episodes of the vicious conflict known as The Troubles. Everyone in the neighborhood knew the I.R.A. was responsible. But in a climate of fear and paranoia, no one would speak of it. In 2003, five years after an accord brought an uneasy peace to Northern Ireland, a set of human bones was discovered on a beach. McConville’s children knew it was their mother when they were told a blue safety pin was attached to the dress–with so many kids, she had always kept it handy for diapers or ripped clothes…  (Amazon.com description)

Organizer

Gloria Greis, Executive Director
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Needham History Center
1147 Central Ave
Needham, MA 02492 United States
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