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Great Courses: A Skeptic’s Guide to American History on ZOOM

Thursday, June 4

10:00 am - 11:00 am


Thursdays at 10:00am.  May 21, and June 4, 18.  Our discussion continues with the Great Courses series A Skeptics Guide to American History with Mark Stoler. Below are the topics that received the most votes. View each episode on your own prior to our online discussion of the topics. These episodes are available for viewing using the library’s streaming service Kanopy. If you have not previously created an account with Kanopy, first set up your account through the library’s website so you have a free subscription.

Thursday, May 21 – Andrew Jackson – An Odd Symbol of Democracy (episode 6) and Did Slavery Really Cause the Civil War? (episode 8)

Thursday, June 4 – The Myth of Laissez-Faire (episode 10) and Early Progressives Were Not Liberals (episode 14)

Thursday, June 18 – The Roaring Twenties Reconsidered (episode 16) and Myths about American Wars (episode 22)

To join Reference Librarian June Hesler for these live online discussions through Zoom, request an invite by clicking HERE. If you have previously signed up for a Great Courses program you do not need to request an invite. You are already invited.