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  • October 21 Thursday

    Online - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT

    Slavery and the Constitutional Convention

    Graphic for slavery and the constitutional convention

    Using clips from a new documentary series, scholars will discuss the 1787 debates, compromises that led to the protections, and present-day controversies over how we teach the creation of the Constitution.

  • October 27 Wednesday

    Online - 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. EDT

    The Constitution Rules! For Grades K–2

    US Constitution - detail

    In this 30-minute program, students will explore the idea of different responsibilities in their community and analyze images that highlight the jobs of the three branches of government.

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    Online - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT

    Travels with George

    Book cover of Travels with George

    Author Nathaniel Philbrick took to the road to follow George Washington’s Presidential excursions across the newly formed United States of America.

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    Online - 1:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT

    The Constitution and Our Community for Grades 3-5

    US Constitution - detail

    In this 45-minute program, students will explore the idea of community, hone their primary source analysis skills by examining government records, and connect the Constitution to their own lives.

  • November 4 Thursday

    Online - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT

    Tomb of the Unknown Soldier: A Century of Honor

    Book cover of Tomb of the Unknown

    Philip Bigler tells the dramatic story of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, America's most cherished and revered military shrine.

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    Online - 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EDT

    On Eleanor Roosevelt

    Cover of Eleanor Roosevelt biography

    Allida Black and David Michaelis discuss the life of Eleanor Roosevelt and the role she played in advancing human rights and women’s rights in the mid-20th century.

  • November 9 Tuesday

    Online - 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. CST

    Ike's Book Club - November 2021

    We meet the 2nd Tuesday of alternating months at 7 p.m. These discussions are open to everyone, regardless of whether or not you have read the book.

  • November 18 Thursday

    Online - 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST

    Saving the Freedom of Information Act

    In her new book, Professor Margaret Kwoka examines how use of the Freedom of Information Act has changed since its enactment, creating new processes that have had a deleterious impact on journalists and the media.

  • November 19 Friday

    Online - 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST

    The Constitution and Our Community for Grades 3-5

    US Constitution - detail

    In this 45-minute program, students will explore the idea of community, hone their primary source analysis skills by examining government records, and connect the Constitution to their own lives.

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    Online - 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST

    The Black Man’s President

    book cover of The Black Man's President

    This history of Lincoln’s personal connections with Black people over the course of his career reveals a side of the 16th President that, until now, has not been fully explored or understood.

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    Online - 1:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. EST

    The Constitution Rules! For Grades K–2

    US Constitution - detail

    In this 30-minute program, students will explore the idea of different responsibilities in their community and analyze images that highlight the jobs of the three branches of government.

  • January 9 Sunday

    Simi Valley, CA - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST

    Exhibit Closes: FBI: From Al Capone to Al-Qaeda

    FBI: From Al Capone to Al Qaeda at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum – a new exhibition covering the history of this agency from inception to its modern crime fighting efforts.

All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.

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