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Author Presentation: “The Miracle Mile: Stories of the 1954 British Empire & Commonwealth Games” at Vancouver Public Library

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

| Free

9781987915006

The 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Vancouver changed both the city and world sport forever. The Games will always be remembered for the “Miracle Mile,” the much-anticipated showdown between the first two men to break the four-minute barrier, England’s Roger Bannister and Australia’s John Landy. As one 1954 billboard boldly proclaimed, the Games were “a week you’ll remember a lifetime!”
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Join us as Jason Beck, curator of the BC Sports Hall of Fame, presents on his recent book: The Miracle Mile: Stories of the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games.

Admission is free. All are welcome.

Books will be available for sale.

Details

Date:
March 30
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Vancouver Public Library–Central Branch
Email:
programs@vpl.ca
Website:
http://www.vpl.ca

Venue

Vancouver Public Library–Peter Kaye Room, Central Branch
350 W Georgia St.
Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1 Canada
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Phone:
604-331-3603
Website:
http://www.vpl.ca