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Eliot Ness and Al Capone - both men were sons of immigrants. One lived with his family at 10811 S. Prairie Avenue. The other bought a house at 7244 S. ...  View More

040030

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 03/02/20

13 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Weekly - Mon 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (3/2/2020-6/1/2020)

Available 1/27/2020 9:00 AM


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Robert Caro’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book makes public what few outsiders knew: that Robert Moses was the single most powerful man of his time in New ...  View More

040032

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 03/03/20

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (3/3/2020-6/2/2020)

Available 1/27/2020 9:00 AM


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Seventy-five years after the Second World War ended, have we gained enough perspective to understand how it changed the World? In The Fear and the Fre ...  View More

040033

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 03/03/20

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (3/3/2020-6/2/2020)

Available 1/27/2020 9:00 AM


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President Trump was not the first president to voice interest in buying Greenland. In 1946, Harry Truman also made an attempt. Greenland said no both ...  View More

040034

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 03/03/20

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (3/3/2020-6/2/2020)

Available 1/27/2020 9:00 AM


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How should we understand China’s extraordinary rise in historical terms? How and why has the great renewal of the Chinese nation come about? Klaus Müh ...  View More

040035

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 03/03/20

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (3/3/2020-6/2/2020)

Available 1/27/2020 9:00 AM


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The Revolutionary War forms the cornerstone of the creation story of the United States. Join us in revisiting and re-examining this story in a powerfu ...  View More

040036

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 03/03/20

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue .

Weekly - Tue 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (3/3/2020-6/2/2020)

Available 1/27/2020 9:00 AM


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Thomas Sowell, one of America’s foremost black conservative intellectuals, always strives to deepen our insights into many social and historical issue ...  View More

040031

Location : 500 Davis Center Location : 
  500 Davis Center.

Start date: 03/04/20

7 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (3/4/2020-4/15/2020)

Available 1/27/2020 9:00 AM


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In orchestrating the return of Russia as a major player on the world’s geopolitical stage, it has been said of Vladimir Putin that he has “played a we ...  View More

040037

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 03/04/20

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (3/4/2020-6/3/2020)

Available 1/27/2020 9:00 AM


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For years the Koch brothers have spent their time and influence “freeing American business from the grip of government” (as detailed by Jane Mayer in ...  View More

040038

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 03/04/20

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Weekly - Wed 1:15 PM - 3:15 PM (3/4/2020-6/3/2020)

Available 1/27/2020 9:00 AM


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Eight times in American history vice presidents have ascended to the presidency as a result of the death in office of the president; four times by ass ...  View More

040040

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 03/05/20

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (3/5/2020-6/4/2020)

Available 1/27/2020 9:00 AM


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The American Presidency is now occupied by a man with no prior government experience. Two of the last five Presidential elections have gone to the vot ...  View More

040041

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 03/05/20

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (3/5/2020-6/4/2020)

Available 1/27/2020 9:00 AM


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No study of American history can be considered complete without dealing with the history and legacy of slavery in American life. From the earliest Col ...  View More

040039

Location : Wieboldt Hall Location : 
  Wieboldt Hall.

Start date: 03/05/20

14 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Weekly - Thu 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM (3/5/2020-6/4/2020)

Available 1/27/2020 9:00 AM


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