1. A Shared Legacy: Half-day Symposium (afternoon)


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    The American Folk Art Museum, New York City. January 22, 2015. Speakers: Avis Berman Independent writer and art historian. Cynthia G. Falk PhD Author and Professor at the Cooperstown Graduate…

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    • Leon Kass and Walter Berns discuss Spielberg's film "Lincoln"


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      At a discussion hosted by the American Enterprise Institute, What So Proudly We Hail editor Leon R. Kass and Walter Berns (professor emeritus, Georgetown University) discussed Steven Spielberg's…

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      • Mary Silliman's War


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        "This beautifully filmed and historically accurate film is a wrenching tale of war through the eyes of one woman." Chicago Sun-Times "By a very wide margin, it is the most compelling…

      • Tariq Ali on the Uses and the Abuses of History


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        January 23, 2012 Rothko Chapel In working together on two challenging documentaries, South of the Border and The Untold History of the United States series for Showtime, filmmaker Oliver Stone…

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        • Demonstration 2004 at the Castillo Theatre


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          This is the full production of Castillo Theatre's play, "Demonstration 2004" written and directed by Fred Newman.

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          • Sally and Tom (The American Way) at the Castillo Theatre 2012


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            This is the full-length production of Castillo's spring 2012 production of "Sally and Tom (The American Way)" directed by Gabrielle L. Kurlander. Book and lyrics are by Fred Newman;…

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            • THE HOMEFRONT


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              "Top recommendation of the week... Steven Schechter's reconstructive essay is a model of it's kind." TV GUIDE, NATIONAL EDITION "A superb documentary film, and a reminder…

            • WORLDWISE Arts and Humanities Dean's Lecture Series presents Annette Gordon-Reed


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              The College of Arts and Humanities presented historian, Harvard Law School professor and Pulitzer Prize winner Annette Gordon-Reed in the second installment of the 2013-14 WORLDWISE Arts and Humanities…

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              • Robert E Lee: Beyond The Battles


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                An in-depth look at one of the most influential American Generals, Robert E. Lee as a son, husband, father, American Soldier, college instructor, and statesmen through out the war, and through the…

              • "Abraham Lincoln's Historic Photographs" (Frank Goodyear) & "Winslow Homer's View of the Civil War" (Linda Docherty)


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                In August 2013, Bowdoin College hosted "The Afterlife of the American Civil War," a four-day series of lectures, demonstrations, exhibitions, and music presented in commemoration of the…

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