Special Events Recordings
OPEN HOUSE/TOWN HALL MEETINGS
- Bernard Kempinski, Introduction to the Railroads of the Civil War, February 4, 2021
- Dan Sherman, Rodgers Without Hammerstein, June 24, 2021
- Dan Sherman, Tradition: The Music of Bock and Harnick, June 30, 2021
- David Kuney, On Rockingham Street: Reclaiming My Family’s Jewish Identity—Our Journey from Vilna to the Suburban Soutt, July 28, 2021
- Mark Gottlieb, Planning for Medicare Annual Enrollment: Know Your Options, September 30, 2021
- Helen Schwartz, How to Steal Priceless French Art, October 7, 2021
- Amanda Frost, You Are Not American: Citizenship Stripping from Dred Scott to the Dreamers, October 14, 2021
- Dan Sherman, Celebrating Frank Loesser, October 28, 2021
- Dan Sherman, West Side Story: Then and Now, November 4, 2021
- Kimberly & Carl Weichel, Uncovering New Possibilities: Insights From Our Tim, November 15, 2021
- Dennis Drabelle, The Power of Scenery: Frederick Law Olmsted and the Origin of National Parks, December 16, 2021
- Heart of DC Series! - Second Session, November 9, 2021
- Heart of DC Series! - First Session: National Mall (Western End), July 19, 2021
- Casa Mia's The Cinema & Food of Rome, June 29, 2021
- Casa Mia's The Jewish Community of Rome, May 25, 2021
- Virtual Tour of the U Street Murals in Washington, DC with Barbara Longnecker, April 27, 2021
- BLOOMSDAY June 16, 2021
Revisiting Washington's Black History Recordings
Presented in Partnership with the DC History Center.
January 5, 2021
The Quander Family, Nearly 300 Years in America
Lecture by Rohulamin Quander, retired Senior Administrative Judge for DC and Founder, Quander Historical Society
January 12, 2021
Washington’s Role in American Music
Conversation with Maurice Jackson, Associate Professor, Georgetown University, and Davey Yarborough, Chairman and Artistic Director, Washington Jazz Arts Institute, plus introduction and kibitzing by Milton Coleman, retired Senior Editor, The Washington Post, and DC music aficionado.
January 19, 2021
Howard University--Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris’ Alma Mater
Lecture by Michael Winston, PhD, former Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Howard University, with introduction by Carole Watson, retired Acting Chair, National Endowment for the Humanities
January 26, 2021
Covenants, Redlining and Segregation
Presentation by Mara Cherkasky, Co-director, Mapping Segregation in Washington DC, followed by panel with Edward Hayes JD, President Emeritus, Chevy Chase Citizens Association and former Chair, So Others Might Eat; James Jones, JD, MD, former Director, DC Youth Opportunity Services; and James Pittman, Dunbar Alumni Federation and Founder, Historic Kappa House Restoration Foundation; moderated by Colbert King, columnist, The Washington Post.
Here are links to information that was shared during the session:
- Mapping Segregation DC
- Mara Cherkasky's email
- "Racial Covenants and Segregation, Yesterday and Today." The Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law & Justice. Professor J.H.H.Weiler, Director, Straus Institute, Straus Working Paper 08/10 Richard R.W. Brooks and Carol M. Rose.
- "Restrictive Covenants Stubbornly Stay on the Books," New York TImes, April 21, 2005.
- The Public Service Commission, Washington, DC. PSC Centennial Book Publication, The First Hundred Years Protecting the Public Interest, 1913-2013