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    First Ladies' Fashions

    Panelists talked about the ways first ladies' fashions have shaped their identities and public personas. "Project Runway" co-host Tim Gunn moderated. Joining the panel wass Lisa Kathleen Graddy, the curator of the First Ladies Collection at the National Museum of American History.

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    Book Discussion on Johnny Rebs and Billy Yanks

    Professor Robertson talked about his book, Johnny Rebs and Billy Yanks: Uncommon Soldiers, which is about the life of the average soldier during the Civil War. The book provides statistics of the average height, weight, age, and reading level, plus information about the oldest, youngest, tallest and shortest soldiers on both sides in the Civil War. The author read various letters and quotes by the soldiers of the Civil War with topics ranging from the food they ate to their loved ones at home. After his presentation Professor Robertson answered questions from members of the audience.

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