All Maps Are Lies! with Kelly Johnston

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Maps spur our imagination. Maps transport us. In maps we trust. But all maps are lies. Filled with example maps from the Show Me state and beyond, this program, co-sponsored with the Missouri Humanities Council, will forever change the way you look at maps. You'll come away as a more informed and discerning map reader with an understanding that "not only is it easy to lie with maps, it is essential." Johnston, a retired cartographer, is a Missouri native who has degrees from Indiana University and the University of Central Missouri. He has been a software developer and taught mapping at the University of Virginia and Drury University. 

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