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Awful Presidents
The OE History Pub in Bend

June 28, 2016, 7 p.m. "Awful, Awful Presidents." Presented by local historical actor, Alastair Jaques

at McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond Street, Bend

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Dive into the obscure, forgotten depths of American history and dredge up some of the worst presidents ever to sully the Oval Office.

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