Sunday, January 1, 2012

PAST: Three events at The National Archives on WED, Sept 19th Discussion and Documentary Film during the Day + Panel Discussion on the War of 1812 at 7:00pm, Free

Roger Mudd
More events at the National Archives
Wednesday, September 19th

Morning - Monthly Geneaolgy Discussion
Beyond the Basics Genealogy: African Americans
Damini Davis, archivist, will discuss Federal records of interest for African American genealogy for our third Wednesday of the month lecture.

Lunchtime - Documentary Screening
Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment
12:00pm - 1:00pm
A landmark in American documentary films, Robert Drew's cinéma vérité work chronicles how President John F. Kennedy, along with his brother Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, clashed with Alabama Governor George Wallace over racial integration at the University of Alabama in 1963. (1963; 52 minutes)

Evening - Panel Discussion
The Constitution and the War of 1812
2012 Claude Moore Lecture: Journalist Roger Mudd moderates a discussion on "What So Proudly We Hailed: Messages and Lessons from the War of 1812" with panelists Pietro Nivola and Benjamin Wittes from the Brookings Institution and Peter Kastor from Washington University in St. Louis.

National Archives
Constitution Ave, NW
between 7th & 9th St, NW
Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial

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