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Special Performance of “SHANTYTOWN”

Presented by Senator John Heinz History Center at Senator John Heinz History Center, Pittsburgh PA

Nov 06 2022
Special Performance of “SHANTYTOWN”

Journey back to the 1930s for the forgotten story of the Strip District’s amazing “Pastor of the Poor,” told in story and song.

Journey back to the 1930s for the forgotten story of the Strip District’s amazing “Pastor of the Poor,” told in story and song.
Father James Cox, the Pastor of Old St. Patrick’s Church during the Great Depression, printed the first food stamps, fed almost 3 million people, led a major march on our national’s capital with 25,000 jobless, and was even nominated for President. He was one of the first preachers on national radio, defended Jewish Americans, and went head-to-head against

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ADMISSION INFO

Cost: $10
Free for History Center members
Tickets valid for exhibition access beginning at 3 p.m.

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The reading will be followed by a brief talk back session.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Senator John Heinz History Center

1212 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA

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