Loading Events

← Back to Events


Upcoming Events

May 2018

Moments of Crisis: Iranian Hostage Crisis

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

On 4 November 1979, Iranian revolutionaries broke into the American embassy in Tehran and took hostage 52 American diplomats and citizens, beginning what would be 444 days of captivity that would tarnish, and perhaps help bring down, President Jimmy Carter. The longest hostage crisis in history, it included far-reaching diplomatic negotiations and a failed military operation that left eight U.S. service members dead and several others injured, and Carter taking full blame for the fiasco. Access the readings and scholar…

Find out more »

Documents in Detail: Ronald Reagan’s “A Time for Choosing” Speech

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join scholars and teachers from across the country for our first full season of Documents in Detail, the series in which each episode features a deep-dive into a single core document from American history. Access the readings and scholar bios here. Register for our Documents in Detail webinar series for the 2017-18 school year, featuring selections from's 50 Core American Documents collection.. Each webinar lasts one hour, running from 7pm-8pm, EST, on the show date. Register Here

Find out more »
+ Export Events

Get Email Updates is a project of the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University

401 College Avenue | Ashland, Ohio 44805 (419) 289-5411 | (877) 289-5411 (Toll Free)