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On her new book “Dinners with Ruth”


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Programs/Events Manager

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JOIN US ON FEB. 15 for a conversation with author @JohnDelury, who has examined John T. Downey's story, the decisions made by U.S. and Chinese officials during the Cold War, and the implications for U.S. citizens past and present.

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