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Historic Arkansas Museum

200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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February 2018

Thomas Kaiser – Running for the Border: The Royal Family Tries to Escape the French Revolution

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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The purpose of this talk is to recount the events of this episode, to examine the intentions of the royal family, and to discuss the impact of this event on the subsequent course of the French Revolution.

April 2018

Barclay Key – The 1967 Little Rock Crisis

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. Third Street
Little Rock, AR 72201 United States
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The infamous 1957 desegregation crisis at Little Rock’s Central High School became emblematic of the short-term challenges in desegregating public schools after the Supreme Court’s Brown decision. However, few people know about the Little Rock School District’s subsequent efforts to desegregate. Behind the leadership of a school board controlled by local business elites and a compliant superintendent, the district minimized desegregation as much as possible. When supporters of desegregation captured a majority on the school board in 1966, however, they pushed for…

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