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to May 26


The Private Jefferson

Explore Jefferson’s complexity through select correspondence and writings including the Declaration of Independence, records of farming at Monticello, and his architectural drawings.

Public Program, Author Talk Marigold: The Lost Chance for Peace in Vietnam registration required at no cost 1 December 2012.Saturday, 2:00PM - 3:30PM James Hershberg, George Washington University & Woodrow Wilson Center

Dr. Hershberg, author of Marigold: The Lost Chance for Peace in Vietnam, explores one of the war's last lingering mysteries: the secret Polish-Italian peace initiative, codenamed "Marigold.” His analysis draws on the papers of Massachusetts Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, who served as the US ambassador in Saigon, as well as newly-available communist sources. Dr. Hershberg is Professor of History and International Affairs at George Washington University, and former director of the Woodrow Wilson Center's Cold War International History Project.

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