LWV Arlington READS

Arlington League's History and Civics Book Club

  • meets monthly on the 3rd Sunday of the month

  • at the home of Joan Porte, 5800 N 23 St. Arlington, VA,

  • at 3:PM

  • *** No meeting this December 2018 ***

20 January 2019 read is

“Leadership in Turbulent Times” by Doris Kearns Goodwin

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*** Past Reads ***

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July 2018 selection was “Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong” - by James W. Loewen

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20 May -The club resumed its regular meeting schedule to discuss Catherine Drinker Bowen's "Miracle At Philadelphia: The Story of the Constitutional Convention May - September 1787".

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18 March League member and retired National Archives employee, Connie Potter presented a history of the archives, the papers of the Continental Congress, and how our records protect the rights of citizens.

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The January 2018 meeting featured a discussion on the formation of the Electoral College with Dr. T. Lindsay Moore via “Federalist Papers”.

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November 2017's selection was: Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington by Cokie Roberts