1. Foundations of the American Republic: Well Regulated Militia

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    This presentation traces the evolution of the citizen-soldier concept of the Revolutionary era to the modern National Guard. About the Presenter Mark Albertson is the historical research editor at…

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    • Eleanor Roosevelt Lecture

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      "Eleanor Roosevelt was not only the First Lady of America, but of the world," so said Harry Truman. Join us for this special lecture on a lady of the most dynamic variety who stands as a…

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      • UCC Darien Church Service 02-26-2017 Jazz Sunday

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        February 26th services - First Congregational Church of Darien - Darien, CT http://uccdarien.org/

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        • Five Minutes with Jen: The Not So Distant Past

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          * Down City by Leah Carroll * A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline * Saints for All Occasions by J. Courtney Sullivan

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          • Foundations of the American Republic: The Electoral College

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            Our week three discussion focuses on the historical beginnings of the Electoral College and relates how it fits into contemporary politics. About the Presenter Mark Albertson is the historical research…

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            • Why Happily Ever After: Rethinking Love and Romance

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              Rediscover falling in love with the perfect partner and the perfect book. Sarah MacLean leads a discussion with three renowned authors on reading and writing for the Romance reader. Some of the smartest,…

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              • Foundations of the American Republic: America: A Democracy? A Republic?

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                What does it mean to be a Democracy? A Republic? And where does our Nation fit? This week's discussion focuses on the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and Federalist Papers with special attention…

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                • Foundations of the American Republic: America's Founding Document

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                  Our series begins with the Declaration of Independence. This credo of American Exceptionalism was a spur to the Revolutionaries in 19th century Europe, the upheavals of 1820-21, 1830-31, and the 1848…

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                  • Five Minutes with Jen: Books for Now and Books for Later

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                    * The Arrangement by Sarah Dunn * The Stars are Fire by Anita Shreve * Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders * Days Without End by Sebastian Barry

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                    • 2017 Children and Teen Book Awards

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                      * If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo * March Book Three by Rep. John Lewis * Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille by Jen Bryant * Asking for It by Louise O'Neill

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