Classroom 15

Roseburg Public Library will host "Classroom 15: How the Hoover FBI censored the dreams of innocent Oregon fourth graders" at 6:30 p.m. June 10.

People can visit the Roseburg Public Library Facebook page to participate in the event about the federal government's efforts in 1960 to stop a fourth grade class from striking up a pen pall relationship with children in the Soviet Union.

On June 10, managing editor and co-author Julia Mueller, co-author Zack Demars and editor Peter Laufer will discuss the yearlong investigative process that began in a University of Oregon School of Journalism classroom and made its way to bookshelves.

Speaker questions may be submitted before the event to Kris Wiley at kwiley@cityofroseburg.org or 541-492-7051. Viewers who have a Facebook account may post questions during the event by commenting on the Facebook Live stream.

Sanne Godfrey can be reached at sgodfrey@nrtoday.com or 541-957-4203. Follow her on Twitter @sannegodfrey.

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