Third Thursdays

Join us for our Third Thursday Program

On the third Thursday of each month, the Hoover Presidential Foundation and the Hoover Presidential Library and Museum will present a special evening program with speaker reception, free to the public! The receptions begin at 5:30 p.m. and guests will enjoy light appetizers and a choice of beverages. The program will begin at 6 p.m. and usually lasts one hour. Topics vary by speaker and all are family-friendly!

Program Schedule

October 21: Hoover's Last Trip Home

October 21, 2021 6 to 7 p.m. Zoom Webinar Speaker: TBD We'll take a look back 57 years to Oct. 25, 1964 when Herbert Hoover returned to West Branch to be buried on a hill overlooking his childhood home. Archival videos and audio clips will supplement the story. Advance registration is required for this FREE virtual event. Register HERE.

About the Speaker: Watch for details coming soon.


November 18: A Tale of Two Famines

November 18, 2021 6 to 7 p.m. Zoom Webinar Speaker: Robert Zapesochny "A Tale of two Famines" explores the role Herbert Hoover played during the Russian famines of 1921 to 23 and 1932 to 33 from the perspective of the speaker's grandparents who experienced it and were fed by Hoover. Advance registration is required for this FREE virtual event and will open soon. About the Speaker: Robert Zapesochny is a researcher and writer whose has appeared in a range of publications, including Newsmax,The American Spectator, the Washington Times, and The American Conservative. For several years, Robert worked closely with Peter Hannaford, a senior aide to Ronald Reagan, as the primary researcher on four books and numerous columns. Robert graduated with a major in Political Science from the University at Buffalo, and received his Master’s in Public Administration, with a focus in healthcare, from the State University of New York College at Brockport. When he’s not writing, Robert works for a medical research company in Rochester, New York.