When the Great Depression struck in the 1930s, hunger, unemployment, and misery swept the nation. President Franklin Roosevelt responded to the terror by establishing the New Deal, a plan that included the passing of banking reforms, emergency relief, work relief, and agricultural programs.
The next Evenings with History series will explore King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette’s daring attempt to escape from France in the midst of the French Revolution. Continue reading “Evenings with History lecture to discuss French royal family escape attempt during French Revolution”
In ancient Greece, an oracle was considered the bridge between the gods and goddesses and the mortals who worshipped them. Continue reading “Next Evenings with History lecture will tackle the mystery of Alexander the Great’s visit to the Oracle of Zeus-Ammon”
Dr. John Kirk, director of the Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will present a lecture on the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock’s Central High School as part of the Evenings with History series. Continue reading “John Kirk to reflect on 60th anniversary of desegregation of Central High School”
Dr. James Ross, history professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will hold a talk on 1960s-era desegregation in Little Rock schools. Continue reading “History professor to discuss 1960s desegregation in Little Rock schools”