Following the short talk, the Connecticut Network’s Diane Smith will moderate a lively panel conversation with Dr. Chatfield as well as Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Susan Campbell, and Connecticut history professor and award-winning author Dr. Nancy Steenberg Panelists will discuss citizen opposition to American wars throughout history, including wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Bring your lunch and enjoy this one-hour program. Registrations are encouraged but not required. To register, call 860-522-6766 or visit http://tinyurl.com/OSH2012Lecture.
This program is co-sponsored with Connecticut Explored, the magazine of
Connecticut history. Program attendees will receive a free issue of the magazine featuring the War of 1812. This program is made possible through funding by the Connecticut Humanities Council.
Parking is easy. Connecticut’s Old State House will validate parking tickets from the State Street South Parking Garage (formerly the Constitution Plaza garage). The cost, after validating, is $5. The ticket will be stamped at the Welcome Desk. The validation is good all day. The Old State House farmers market featuring a wide variety of fresh Connecticut-grown foods will be open before and after the lecture, from 11 am to 2 pm.
Throughout 2012, the Old State House will have a variety of lunchtime lectures and other special events and programming. Visit the calendar on http://www.ctoldstatehouse.org/ for more information.
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