THE CIVIL WAR: Causes, Combat, Conclusions and Consequences
August 20, 21 and 22, 2018
Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, NY
Instructor: John C. Fazio
Course will explore the predisposing and precipitating causes of the war, the major encounters of the armies and navies and the character and skills of their commanders, the assassination of Lincoln and the attempted decapitation of the United States government, and the results of the war. The principal objective of the course is to demonstrate the relevance of the war to our time.
Plus, as a BONUS – Ken Burns (yes that one) will be there as well and his program is entitled “The Filmmaker as Collaborator: A Conversation with Ken Burns and Friends” (Dayton Duncan and Geoffrey C. Ward). This program is given on 8/20 and 8/21.
Registration at http://chq.org/classes (course # 1420).
Cost is $85 for the entire course (daily rate available if only 1 or 2 lectures attended.