1. The Civil War at a Crossroads: The Seven Days

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    On June 19, 2012, Edward Ayers delivered a Banner Lecture entitled The Civil War at a Crossroads: The Seven Days. In the spring of 1862, Virginia's civilians faced a different kind of war than…

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    • John Randolph of Roanoke

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      On June 28, 2012, David Johnson delivered a Banner Lecture entitled John Randolph of Roanoke. One of the most eccentric and accomplished politicians in all of American history, John Randolph of Roanoke…

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      • Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald, and the Building of Schools for the Segregated South

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        On May 16, 2013, Stephanie Deutsch delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Booker T. Washington, Julius Rosenwald, and the Building of Schools for the Segregated South." Booker T. Washington,…

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        • Winslow Homer's Virginia

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          On April 18, 2013, Elizabeth O'Leary delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Winslow Homer's Virginia." When his paintings were exhibited in 1866, artist Winslow Homer gained critical…

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          • The Reporter Who Knew Too Much: Harrison Salisbury

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            On March 28, 2013, Eugene P. Trani delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "The Reporter Who Knew Too Much: Harrison Salisbury." During his career at the New York Times, Harrison Salisbury served…

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            • More Important Than Gettysburg: The Seven Days Campaign as a Turning Point

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              On July 11, 2012, Gary W. Gallagher delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "More Important Than Gettysburg: The Seven Days Campaign as a Turning Point." Ever since the Civil War ended, it has…

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              • The Queen and the USA: Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee in America

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                On July 26, 2012, H. Edward "Chip" Mann delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "The Queen and the USA: Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee in America." Although the United States was born…

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                • Edward Coles: Crusade Against Slavery

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                  On August 2, 2012, Bruce G. Carveth delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Edward Coles: Crusade Against Slavery." Edward Coles was a wealthy heir to a central Virginia plantation who left…

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                  • Cosmic Constitutional Theory: Why Americans Are Losing Their Inalienable Rights to Self-Governance

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                    On September 6, 2012, J. Harvie Wilkinson III delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Cosmic Constitutional Theory: Why Americans Are Losing Their Inalienable Rights to Self-Governance." American…

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                    • Civil War Lawyers: Constitutional Questions and Courtroom Dramas

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                      On September 13, 2012, Arthur T. Downey delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Civil War Lawyers: Constitutional Questions and Courtroom Dramas." Lawyers dominated public life during the first…

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