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The McConnell Center Podcast offers thought-provoking conversations with authors, scholars, leaders in the U.S. military, and political professionals focusing on leadership, literature, history, education, politics and life.

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Oct 28, 2020

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Dr. Susan Ware, a pioneer in the field of women’s history and a leading feminist biographer, joins McConnell Center Director Dr. Gary L. Gregg II to discuss the women’s suffrage movement and her recent book, Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote. Dr. Ware...

Oct 26, 2020

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Christy Trout Van Tatenhove, McConnell Scholar ’99, joins McConnell Center Director Dr. Gary L. Gregg II to discuss her recent $250,000 gift to the McConnell Center. Named in honor of her grandmother Eva Trout, Christy’s gift includes a scholarship for first-generation students and support for Civic...

Oct 14, 2020

Dr. Lucas E. Morel, John K. Boardman, Jr. Professor of Politics at Washington and Lee University, joins McConnell Center Director Dr. Gary L. Gregg II to discuss Morel’s recent book, Lincoln and the American Founding and briefly introduce the topic of his October 19, 2020 webinar “'Frederick Douglass,...

Oct 9, 2020

Dr. Aaron N. Coleman, Chair of the History and Political Science Department at the University of the Cumberlands, joins McConnell Center Director Dr.  Gary L. Gregg II to kick off season 2 of the McConnell Center Podcast. The two discuss their newly published book, Reflection and Choice: The Federalists, The...