WSRE Public Square presents film screenings and personalities, who have achieved renown for their contributions to education, the arts, sciences or media, in the Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio at Pensacola State College. Public Square events are open to the public. Admission is free!
Programs begin at 7pm ▪ Doors open at 6pm
WSRE Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio
Open to the Public ▪ Free Admission
Directions: WSRE is located on the Pensacola State College campus (building 23) at 1000 College Blvd. in Pensacola. The station sits at the corner of 12th Ave. and College Blvd. Parking for the Amos Studio is located at the west end of the station, off College Blvd. near the PSC Hartsell Arena and pool.
Hershel “Woody” Williams
World War II Medal of Honor Recipient
7pm Wednesday, Dec 18 | WSRE Amos Studio | Pensacola
At age 96, Hershel “Woody” Williams is the sole surviving Marine from WWII to have received the Medal of Honor. President Harry S. Truman presented the medal, noting his “conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty.” Founder of the Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation, he will be in Pensacola to help facilitate the placement of a new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument at Veterans Memorial Park.
This event is sold out. Thank you for registering in advance.
Town Hall: Addicted Florida
WSRE and WEAR’s Ch. 3 News have teamed up to host a 90-minute town hall event
Blue Revolution: A Water Ethic for Florida
Ersula Knox Odom
Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Comes to Life
Jack E. Davis
Florida and the Gulf of Mexico: History, Wisdom, and Hope
“Books That Every Floridian Should Have on the Shelf”
Wayne Flynt & Nancy Anderson
“Harper Lee—In Her Own Words”
Tegan Griffith & Terrence Davenport
The new documentary film “American Creed” seeks to answer the question, “In a fractured nation, what ideals do we share in common?”
Margot Carlson Delogne & Anthony Istrico
The 2 Sides Project, a nonprofit, was created in March 2015 to connect sons and daughters who lost fathers on opposite sides of the Vietnam War.
Among his most notable publications are “Making Democracy Work” and “Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community.”
Dr. Ellen Prager
Marine scientist and author, widely recognized for her expertise and ability to make science entertaining and understandable for people of all ages.
Sonia Manzano has affected millions of parents and children since 1971 when she joined the cast of Sesame Street.
Trace Beaulieu & Frank Conniff
The authors and actors of the Peabody Award-winning series will speak about their creative journey with MST3K and its impact on the rise of social TV.
Dr. James McLurkin
A leader in the field of robotics, McLurkin is an assistant professor at Rice University in the Department of Computer Science.
A National Geographic "emerging explorer," filmmaker and globally recognized advocate on water issues.
A puppeteer since he was eight years old, Caroll Spinney has been the man inside the bird from the beginning.
Academy Award-nominated and Emmy® Award-winning producer whose “Last Days in Vietnam” documentary, which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author.