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    The story of Abigail and John Adams is as much a romance as it is a lively chapter in early American history. This lecture provides the captivating story of their dedication and sacrifice that helped usher in the founding of our country, a time that fascinates us still.  Presented by Edith Gelles, Ph.D., Friday, October 26, 2018, at 7:00PM (doors open at...

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    Our world is going through profound change. We will present significant data and a cogent argument based on current trends, demographics, technology, and geo-political tensions that are reshaping our future. What can we expect over the next 100 years? Presented by Professor Naeem Zafar, Saturday, November 3, 2018, at 7:00PM (doors open at 6:15PM for the...

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    Built without the use of mortar, metal tools, or the wheel, the 15th century Peruvian city of Machu Picchu, high in the Andes, is an engineering marvel. But why was it built—and why was it deserted? Presented by Patrick Hunt, Ph.D., Friday, November 9, 2018, at 7:00PM (doors open at 6:15PM for the wine reception).

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    World War I ~ Peace Without Victory. The fighting was wound down and peace and international order were restored, but the war and its aftermath have cast a long shadow over international politics down to the present. Presented by Daniel J. Moran, Ph.D., Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 7:00PM (doors open at 6:15PM for the wine reception).

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    Ike's Spies: We will contrast Eisenhower's masterful use of intelligence during the Second World War and the frustrations, setbacks, and ambiguities of the American intelligence enterprise during the 1950s.  Presented by Bruce Thomson, Ph.D., Friday, November 30, 2018, at 7:00PM (doors open at 6:15PM for the wine reception).

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    Île-de-France ~ Paris. The nation's famous capital and the living heart of the Île-de-France! Stroll the Left Bank, marvel at medieval Notre Dame, climb the steps of Montmartre, view Western art’s treasures in their famous museums, and go home with some great travel tips!  Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D., Saturday, December 1, 2018, at 7:00PM...

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    Ezra Pound. He was an ardent fascist who wrote much of his finest work while locked in an asylum for 12 years.  So can a mad, bad man also be a great poet? Presented by William M. Chace, Ph.D., Friday, December 7, 2018, at 7:00PM (doors open at 6:15PM for the wine reception).

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    The Making of the Western Mind ~ Fall Quarter: The Ancient World.  In the fall quarter, we examine the great themes of the ancient world and the sources of the West's fascination with history (Israel), reason (Greece), and the state (Rome).  Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D.  10 Tuesdays, October 2 - December 11, 2018, 7:00-9:45PM. (No class...

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    The History of Ancient Greece ~ Fall Quarter: The Homeric Age.  Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D.  10 Thursdays, October 4 - December 13, 2018, 7:00-9:45PM.  (No class November 22, 2018.)

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    INSTITUTE NEW MEMBER - "SILVER" LEVEL (ONE YEAR) Members have access to the following exclusive benefits: -       All streaming videos and lectures created to-date -       The online Institute Travel Guide -       The Institute collection of DVDs, for borrowing

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    World War I ~ Peace Without Victory. The fighting was wound down and peace and international order were restored, but the war and its aftermath have cast a long shadow over international politics down to the present. Presented by Daniel J. Moran, Ph.D., Saturday, November 17, 2018, at 7:00PM (doors open at 6:15PM for the wine reception).

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    Ike's Spies: We will contrast Eisenhower's masterful use of intelligence during the Second World War and the frustrations, setbacks, and ambiguities of the American intelligence enterprise during the 1950s.  Presented by Bruce Thomson, Ph.D., Friday, November 30, 2018, at 7:00PM (doors open at 6:15PM for the wine reception).

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    Built without the use of mortar, metal tools, or the wheel, the 15th century Peruvian city of Machu Picchu, high in the Andes, is an engineering marvel. But why was it built—and why was it deserted? Presented by Patrick Hunt, Ph.D., Friday, November 9, 2018, at 7:00PM (doors open at 6:15PM for the wine reception).

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    Our world is going through profound change. We will present significant data and a cogent argument based on current trends, demographics, technology, and geo-political tensions that are reshaping our future. What can we expect over the next 100 years? Presented by Professor Naeem Zafar, Saturday, November 3, 2018, at 7:00PM (doors open at 6:15PM for the...

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    The story of Abigail and John Adams is as much a romance as it is a lively chapter in early American history. This lecture provides the captivating story of their dedication and sacrifice that helped usher in the founding of our country, a time that fascinates us still.  Presented by Edith Gelles, Ph.D., Friday, October 26, 2018, at 7:00PM (doors open at...

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    Île-de-France ~ Paris. The nation's famous capital and the living heart of the Île-de-France! Stroll the Left Bank, marvel at medieval Notre Dame, climb the steps of Montmartre, view Western art’s treasures in their famous museums, and go home with some great travel tips!  Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D., Saturday, December 1, 2018, at 7:00PM...

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    Ezra Pound. He was an ardent fascist who wrote much of his finest work while locked in an asylum for 12 years.  So can a mad, bad man also be a great poet? Presented by William M. Chace, Ph.D., Friday, December 7, 2018, at 7:00PM (doors open at 6:15PM for the wine reception).

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