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10:00 AM America 1890-1914 – Evergreen Forum (PCOL)
February 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
LEADER: Walter Frank is former chief of commercial litigation for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. In retirement he has written law review articles and two books, one on the Constitution, the other on the history of gay rights.
WEDNESDAYS: 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon, 6 weeks: February 27 through April 3
LOCATION: The Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville
Too many immigrants and of the wrong kind? Unchecked corporate power? An over-reaching Supreme Court? Too many rich? Too many poor? Does democracy still work? Is the financial system equal to the challenges of a new economy? These are just some of the issues that confronted late nineteenth and early twentieth century America. How does this era speak to our own and just what was life really like back then? We will consider all this and have some fun in the process.