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The Filson Historical Society lecture series brings authors to the public who have made a significant contribution in highlighting our regional and national history.

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Kentucky Programming James McPherson - War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies 1861-1865 #106
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James McPherson discusses the use of naval forces by the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War.

  • KETKY Friday, September 26 at 4:00 pm EDT

Kentucky Programming Rose Kennedy: The Life & Times of a Political Matr #109
Barbara A. Perry, a leading expert on the Kennedy presidency, talks about Rose Kennedy's legacy and the image she advanced on behalf of her family.

  • KETKY Tuesday, September 30 at 11:00 am EDT

Kentucky Programming American Spring: Lexington, Concord and the Road to Revolution #110
Historian Walter Borneman discusses his book, American Spring: Lexington, Concord, and the Road to Revolution, the story of how a decade of discontent erupted into an armed rebellion that forged our nation.

  • KETKY Monday, October 27 at noon EST

Kentucky Programming Woodrow Wilson #108
Author A. Scott Berg discusses his book, Wilson, about the life and legacy of President Woodrow Wilson. Long viewed as a cold and aloof intellectual, Wilson is revealed by Berg to be a man of intense passion, emotional turbulence, and hidden political skill.

  • KETKY Thursday, October 30 at 10:00 am EST
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