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March 19, 2014
By Bill Sullivan
A collegial debate marked the final public session in this week’s Williamsburg-CSIS forum on the future of the European Union. New York Times columnist Roger Cohen moderated the exchange, which considered the motion, “A United States of Europe?”
March 18, 2014
By Bill Sullivan
“When Americans hear the words ‘United States of Europe,’ we take notice, especially in Williamsburg,” said Colonial Williamsburg Foundation president Colin Campbell in opening yesterday’s four-day discussion on the long-term prospects for European unity. The Williamsburg-CSIS Forum got off to a slushy start on Monday with sessions delayed by winter weather.
March 12, 2013
This live performance explores the Declaration of Independence and the words “All men are created equal.” Katrinah Lewis, Mary Carter, Chris Hull and “Let’s Stay Together” actress Erica Hubbard relate the meaning of freedom to 18th-century African Americans.
Watch now at connect.history.org.
March 6, 2013
If you missed Friday’s webcast of “Steadfast Spirits,” it’s not too late to catch the show. Watch archived video of the hour-long broadcast at connect.history.org.
March 1, 2013
Today at noon EDT, WHRV host Barbara Hamm Lee leads American Ideas: Steadfast Spirits. Interpreter Katrinah Lewis portrays free black citizen Lydia Broadnax. Colonial Williamsburg historians Tricia Brooks and Harvey Bakari provide context and insight for this discussion of the advancing rights of African American women throughout history, and the progress yet … Continue Reading »
February 26, 2013
Friday March 1, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Colonial Williamsburg CONNECT resumes its webcast series with Steadfast Spirits, a discussion of the ways the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution affect African American women through the Revolution, Reconstruction, and the Civil Rights era.