1. Good to Great to Gone: The Circuit City Story

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    On November 29, 2012, Alan Wurtzel discussed his book, Good to Great to Gone: The 60 Year Rise and Fall of Circuit City. Not many years ago, Circuit City stood out as perhaps the premier name in the…

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    • Knights of the Golden Circle: Secret Empire, Secession, Civil War

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      On June 13, 2013, David C. Keehn delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Knights of the Golden Circle: Secret Empire, Secession, Civil War."

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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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        • When the Sun Stood Still: Reflections on the Reverend John Jasper in His Bicentennial Year

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          On February 23, 2012, Samuel K. Roberts delivered a lecture entitled “When the Sun Stood Still: Reflections on the Reverend John Jasper in His Bicentennial Year.” Among the larger than…

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          • Lost in Shangri-La: A Story of Survival and Rescue during World War II

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            On April 5, 2012, Mitchell Zuckoff delivered the 2012 Stuart G. Christian, Jr., Lecture entitled "Lost in Shangri-La: A Story of Survival and Rescue during World War II." The Stuart G. Christian,…

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            • A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial Disasters

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              On November 8, 2012, Scott Reynolds Nelson delivered a Banner Lecture entitled A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial Disasters. Pundits will argue that the 2008 financial…

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              • The U.S. Marines at Belleau Wood, June 1918

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                On June 14, 2012, Patrick Mooney delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "The U.S. Marines at Belleau Wood, June 1918." In 1917 the German Empire won its war on the Eastern Front by imposing…

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                • Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves

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                  On February 7, 2013, Henry Wiencek delivered a Banner Lecture entitled “Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves.” Is there anything new to say about Thomas Jefferson and…

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                  • Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade

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                    On January 26, 2012, Maurie D. McInnis delivered a lecture entitled “Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade.” In 1853 Eyre Crowe, a young British artist, visited a slave auction…

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                    • 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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