History & Politics
HISTORY & POLITICS
Who Killed JFK?
As we approach the 50th anniversary of November 22, 1963, 51% of people in a recent poll said they believed in assassination conspiracy theories. If you are old enough to remember, you probably know exactly what you were doing the moment you heard that the President was shot. Since that day conspiracy theories about who killed Kennedy have been debated. Explore them, including the grassy knoll to Oswald acting alone and the single bullet theory. View video from those four days in Dallas, including the Zapruder film. Mafia? Klan? Communists? FBI? CIA? Johnson? Oswald? You decide: Who killed JFK?
CE-HIST 2032, 4 Sat., Mar. 22-Apr. 12, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, Room TBD, $125. D Fruci. #13786
D-Day to the Liberation of Paris
Examine the planning and preparation for the largest military invasion in history. After an in-depth view of the German defenses called the Atlantic Wall, we’ll explore the Allied strategy to push through that wall to prevent the Allied forces from being destroyed on the Normandy beaches. Using primary source material compiled by Pfc. John Grove Murray, we will follow the 116th AAA Gun Battalion from their landing on Utah Beach in Normandy to the liberation of Paris.
CE-HIST 2034, 4 Sat., Feb. 22-Mar. 15, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, Room TBD, $125. D Fruci. #13787
Haunted History of the Hudson Valley: Part I
Be thrilled and excited by fascinating tales of ghosts and haunted houses of the Hudson River Valley region! Learn local ghost stories that you have never heard before. Ghostly legends of interesting local personalities such as Washington Irving, Edgar Allen Poe and Henry Hudson are also included in this course.
CE-LIT 2002, 4 Sat., Jan. 18-Feb. 8, 10:00 am-12:00 noon, Room TBD, $80. L DiMartino. #13896
Roosevelts of the Hudson Valley: A Tale of Two Presidents
One was a Republican and the other a Democrat. Both men have ancestral ties to the original Dutch settlers of the Hudson River Valley. Learn how these two men left their mark of distinction on our nation, the world and the Hudson River Valley.
CE-HIST 2011, 2 Sat., Jan. 18-25, 12:30-2:30 pm, Room TBD, $40. L DiMartino.#13897