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  1. Section 60: Arlington National Cemetery—Where War Comes Home by Robert M. Poole (Video)

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    On January 22 at noon, Robert M. Poole delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Section 60: Arlington National Cemetery—Where War Comes Home." Writer and reporter Robert Poole’s…

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    • Establishing Religious Freedom: Jefferson’s Statute in Virginia by Thomas E. Buckley

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      On July 24 at noon, Thomas E. Buckley delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Establishing Religious Freedom: Jefferson's Statute in Virginia." The significance of the Virginia Statute…

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      • Lost Communities of Virginia

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        On May 3, 2012, Terri Fisher delivered a lecture entitled "Lost Communities of Virginia." Virginia's back roads and rural areas are dotted with traces of once-thriving communities.…

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        • Why Washington Burned and How the President Survived: James Madison and the War of 1812

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          On March 7, 2013, Jeff Broadwater delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Why Washington Burned and How the President Survived: James Madison and the War of 1812." In his recent biography of…

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          • Virginia's Confederate Monuments By Timothy S. Sedore

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            Hundreds of memorials in stone commemorate the Civil War in Virginia at courthouses, cemeteries, town squares, and battlefields. With An Illustrated Guide to Virginia's Confederate Monuments,…

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            • "We Cannot be Tame Spectators": Four Centuries of Virginia Women's History by Cynthia A. Kierner

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              From before Jamestown to our own new millennium, women have been central figures in the families and communities of the Old Dominion. In recent decades, historians have also shown that Virginia women—as…

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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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                • Ocracoke: The Pearl of the Outer Banks

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                  On August 8, 2013, Ray McAllister delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Ocracoke: The Pearl of the Outer Banks." The Outer Banks have enticed Virginians with the lure of sun, sky, and sea…

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                  • Lee's Last War Winter by William C. Davis

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                    On April 22 at 5:30 p.m., William C. Davis delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Lee's Last War Winter." Robert E. Lee faced the coming of 1865’s spring campaign season with…

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                    • Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington By Cokie Roberts

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                      On May 12 at noon, Cokie Roberts delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington By Cokie Roberts." With the outbreak of the Civil War, the…

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                      • Lincoln and McClellan By John C. Waugh

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                        On May 12, 2011, John C. Waugh delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "Lincoln and McClellan." There was no more remarkable yoking of personalities in the Civil War than Abraham Lincoln and…

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