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January 2020

Hoover’s Rugged Individualism and FDR’s Forgotten Man

January 3, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

National Portrait Gallery, S/NPG.78.158. The Hoover-Roosevelt debate of the 1930s shaped American political, economic, and moral conversations into the twenty first century in a very powerful way. The themes of liberty vs. security, freedom vs. regulation, representative democracy over against the administrative state and an independent judiciary, so important and visionary then are still the fundamental questions in a world of terrorism, globalization, and uncertainty.  Access digital copies of program materials here after mid-November 2019. REGISTER HERE

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March 2020

One-Day Seminar: “Civil War and Reconstruction” hosted by Woodward Academy (College Park, GA)

March 31, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Civil War and Reconstruction was arguably one of the most catastrophic and defining events in American history. For Lincoln, the sole purpose was to preserve the Union. His assassination set in motion a model of Reconstruction that differed from his expressed vision. This seminar will look at the war, broadly defined, the role Emancipation played and its effects on Reconstruction. Lunch will be provided at this free program, as well as a certificate for continuing education. All registrants will…

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