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    Portraits of James Monroe

    Daniel Preston, editor of The Papers of James Monroe, presented paintings of the fifth president of the United States, including those done painted President Monroe’s life.  br/…

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    Historic Preservation of Mary Washington House

    University of Mary Washington professor Michael Spencer talked about the historic preservation efforts that Mary Washington House has undergone in the past century. He also talked…

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    Civil War History and the Film Gone With the Wind

    Jeffrey McClurken talked about the 1939 movie “Gone with the Wind,” looking at it as a source on southern culture during the Civil War and Reconstruction, and reflective of the…

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    Battle of Fredericksburg Leaders and Commanders

    From the Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event, historian Frank O’Reilly discussed the decisions made by leaders and commanders involved. Co-sponsored by the National…

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    The Irish Brigade at Fredericksburg

    From the Battle of Fredericksburg 150th Anniversary event, history professor Susannah Ural talks about the Irish Brigade’s role in the battle. Co-sponsored by the National Park…

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    Battle of Fredericksburg

    Author and University of Alabama history professor George Rable talked about the December 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg. He placed the battle in the context of the war, and talked…

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    Public Service and Peacemaking

    Mr. McCarthy talked about the value of public service emphasizing its educational value and how it aids in personal growth. He also talked about women peacemakers and advocated…

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    A Space Odyssey: Past, Present and Future

    The panelists discussed the history of the space program from the Mercury mission to present day shuttle flights. They also discussed the preparation of satellites and space stations…

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    James Monroe and John Quincy Adams

    Mr. Smith spoke about how the fifth president, James Monroe, who served from 1817 to 1825, and John Quincy Adams, his secretary of state, reshaped U.S. nationalism during the…

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