July 24 – 28, 2024

This is James Ojala presentation about Emil Hurja, the Finn on the cover of the Time Magazine. Ojala recounts the efforts of his uncle, Emil Hurja—the son of Finnish immigrants best known as pollster for Franklin Delano Roosevelt—working together with Herbert Hoover to raise support in America for Finland in the Winter War of 1939-40.
Rauli Virtanen will show his documentary “Kuuluisin amerikan suomalainen” on Emil Hurja.