Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2013’

  • Robert Caro

    Robert Caro: 2013 Conarroe Lecture

    A sold-out Duke Family Performance Hall audience sat raptly as Robert Caro spoke about the first 47 days of Lyndon Johnson’s presidency, as told in his book, “The Passage of Power.” Caro has written four books on Lyndon Johnson and has often times been asked, “Why so many? Don’t you get tired?” to which comes a simple reply, “I don’t get tired because I’m always learning something new. And I have never read what the assassination was like from Johnson’s view.”

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  • PaulLeonard Podcast3

    Paul Leonard ’62 Common Hour Lecture: “Where is Church?”

    Paul Leonard’s professional career has spanned two disparate worlds of nonprofit ministry and big business. During his talk, Leonard discusses his memoir, “Where is Church?” In it, he describes how his search for a church that embodied his deep faith and call for service led him outside of traditional institutional structures.

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    Angela Davis: “Political Activism and Protest from the 1960s to the Age of Obama”

    Lifelong activist and current professor emerita at the University of California at Santa Cruz in the history of consciousness and feminist studies departments gave the 2013 Wearn lecture to a sold-out audience at the Duke Family Performance Hall. Growing up in Birmingham, AL, Angela Davis …

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  • Speakers participate in Ethics and the Media Panel

    Ethics in the Media

    A group of veteran Charlotte-area print, television, and Web-based journalists participated in a panel discussion about media ethics sponsored by Davidson College’s Vann Center for Ethics.

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