Event date: 3/29/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Export event Elaine Evans / Tuesday, March 13, 2018 / Categories: Events, Bicentennial Event Peorians Who Changed the World Peoria Riverfront Museum/Peoria Historical Society Join us for a special panel discussion about Peorians who changed the way people think and advanced society globally - from Betty Friedan to Richard Pryor - by the Peoria Journal Star journalists who interviewed and covered them! Our local journalists have been on the beat through the years as the ultimate daily keepers of our Peoria area history. This event, moderated by Journal Star Executive Editor, Dennis Anderson, provides an opportunity for public Q&A on these world-changing Peorians. Peorians who changed arts, culture and social discourse worldwide: Comedian Richard Pryor Bishop Fulton Sheen Presented by Phil Luciano, news columnist, Journal Star Peorians who improved life and choices for women worldwide: Feminist icon Betty Friedan Susan G. Komen Foundation founder Nancy Brinker Presented by Barbara Mantz Drake, former editorial page editor, Journal Star Peorians who advanced Civil Rights worldwide: Senator Everett Dirksen Presented by Chris Kaergard, assignment editor & political reporter, Journal Star Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian Presented by Pam Adams, education reporter, Journal Star This Giant Screen Theater event is free and open to the public! Location: Peoria Riverfront Museum Giant Screen Theater 222 SW Washington Street Peoria, IL 61602 (Map) Previous Article The Story of Mary Todd Lincoln through the Eyes of her Sister, Elizabeth Dodd Edwards Next Article Fort Sheridan Historic Landmark House Tour Print 39 Rate this article: No rating Tags: Bicentennial Event Peoria Civil Rights Women Arts Please login or register to post comments.