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    It has been 227 years since one of humanity’s greatest geniuses was buried in an unmarked grave. Since then, few figures in history have been so surrounded by myths. We will look at the truths that generated the myths—against a soundtrack of surpassing masterpieces. Presented by Robert Hartwell, Ph.D., Friday, October 19, 2018, at 7:00PM (doors open at...

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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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    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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    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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    Île-de-France ~ Rouen. A soaring Gothic cathedral and beautifully restored medieval quarter ~ Rouen, famously associated with the trial of Joan of Arc, is one of the gems of Normandy. Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D., Saturday, January 19, 2019, at 7:00PM (doors open at 6:15PM for the wine reception).

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    Île-de-France ~ Bayeux.  Join visitors from around the world to gaze at the Bayeux Tapestry, an embroidered chronicle of the 1066 Norman invasion of Britain ~ a key artifact of the Middle Ages.  Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D., Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 7:00PM (doors open at 6:15PM for the wine reception).

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    Île-de-France ~ Chartres. Come step into this glorious cathedral, one of Western civilization’s crowning architectural achievements, and marvel at the intense blues of its incomparable stained glass. Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D., Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 7:00PM (doors open at 6:15PM for the wine reception).

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    Île-de-France ~ Troyes. We visit this lovely town on the Seine that has been an important crossroads since Roman times. Its half-timbered 16th century houses lend Troyes its cosy charm. Presented by William H. Fredlund, Ph.D., Saturday, April 13, 2019, at 7:00PM (doors open at 6:15PM for the wine reception).

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