Professor Wayne Bowen, UCF - "Churchill and Spain in WWII."
Dinner at Winter Park Racquet Club and entertainment by Michael Andrew
Professor Richard Aldous, Bard College - "The Iron Lady and the Gipper" How the iconic friendship between Thatcher and Regan ended the cold war.
A special three-part presentation on the Evolution of Christmas
Dinner at Winter Park Racquet Club and entertainment by Gloria Cook, Concert Pianist
Shakespeare Competition at the Orlando Shakespeare Theater, Margeson Stage
Annually the Central Florida E-SU sponsors a Shakespeare Competition for Orange, Seminole, and Osceola County students in grades 9-12. Each student, who is a winner at his or her own school, memorizes and presents a Shakespearean sonnet and also a monologue from a collection of edited pieces provided by National. The Central Florida winner is then given an all-expenses paid trip to New York to compete in the National E-SU Shakespeare Competition. The event begins at 4:00 p.m. at Orlando Shakes with refreshments served at 5:00.
Barbara Perry, UVA - "The Kennedys in England"
Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch.
Julia Taddeo - University of Maryland - "From Mad George to Megabit" British Royal Scandals, Media, and History.
Ed Larson - George Washington's Second Revolution.
Our Annual General Meeting will precede our guest speaker, Ed Larson
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