BY THE HON. SALVATORE R. MARTOCHE
Buffalo, N.Y. - May 27, 2010 - The Honorable Salvatore R. Martoche will speak on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 7 p.m. on the life and times of General William "Wild Bill" Donovan. The program will begin with the screening of a video which was produced by WNED on Gen. Donovan
In the video, famed social commentator Mark Russell interviews Salvatore Martoche about the general. After the screening, Judge Martoche will speak further on the subject. This will be followed by a Q&A session. The program will last about an hour.
Buffalo native Donovan became best known as the founder of the United States' first intelligence agency, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), which was formed during World War II.
Admission is free for members of the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, and $7 to the general public. Those who purchase a membership will be welcomed free of charge to the event.
The event will take place in the auditorium of the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, located at 25 Nottingham Court at Elmwood Avenue. Please call (716) 873-9644 or visit
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