“The Most Important City: How the Federal Government Segregated Its Workforce”
“Race and Reform: Police Brutality in DC and Its Consequences”
Presented by the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, June 16, at 7:30 pm
Maybe a apt comparison, or not. since China's Boxer rebellion was an internal, civil war for China, bringing down the traditional rule of China by royal heredity, yet Marine intervention which helped craft the Corps personna and historical status, does find something of a parallel in the not often[to my awareness] discussion of military forces in maintaining domestic order and government internally for States. One such Marine experience took place when the 3rd Marines, along with the 82nd Airborne were called upon by Pres.
May 20, 2020 at 4 p.m. ET
Director Paul R. Tetreault interviews historian James Swanson, part of a new series titled “Cabinet Conversations: Creativity, History and Leadership.” Swanson will discuss when his interest in Lincoln began and his journey to write “Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer.”
Pandemics: A Georgetown Historical Perspective
Tudor Place Curator Grant Quertermous and Georgetown University Press director Al Bertrand will turn their attention to the past for a discussion on historical pandemics as experienced by the inhabitants of Tudor Place, a Georgetown residence built in 1815, on Thursday, May 21, 12pm – 12:30pm. Grant Quertermous's book, A Georgetown Life, will be available in October: https://bit.ly/2Wz0aTH
"This documentary film by the National Civic Art Society tells the story of how Washington, D.C. became an iconic classical city. Beginning with the Founding Fathers' classical vision for the nation's capital, the film delves into the history of the city's design, including the L'Enfant Plan, the construction of the U.S. Capitol, and the 1901 McMillan Plan that created the magnificent National Mall and Monumental Core as we know them."