High Noon – Stories of Reno in WWII

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Event Series Event Series: High Noon

November 16, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Halsey Saddle

Stories of Reno in World War II
Chuck Weller, Historian
November 16, 2023 – Noon

Virtual Program. Register: https://events.washoecountylibrary.us/event/10754770

Nevada Historical Society presents High Noon with Neal Cobb, a wonderful history series that delves into fascinating Nevada topics with local experts. Neal Cobb is a passionate historian and honorary curator for the Nevada Historical Society. He loves all things Nevada. Join Neal Cobb and our monthly speakers as we explore interesting topics and join in the audience conversations.

Halsey Saddle

Halsey Saddle

Stories of Reno in World War II.

November Speaker: Chuck Weller

Chuck Weller received his undergraduate degree from St. Joseph’s College in Philadelphia; a juris doctorate from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.; and a masters degree and PhD from the University of Nevada, Reno.

He practiced law in Reno from 1982 through 2004. He hosted a weekly talk program on KKOH, Chuck Weller and the Law, 1991 to 2004.  He wrote a weekly legal advice column in the Reno Gazette Journal from 2001 to 2004. He served three elected terms as a District Court Judge in Reno from 2005 through 2021 and continues to serve as a senior judge.

He has been published on a variety of law related and Nevada World War II related subjects.  He is the historian for the Reno chapter of the United States Navy League.  His upcoming book, Nevada during World War II, is scheduled to be released during 2024.

Make sure to arrive early as we have limited seating available in our Event Space. Don’t forget, we provide free, temporary parking permits to make it easier to visit NHS!


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