LWV Arlington READS
Arlington League's History and Civics Book Club
- meets monthly on the 3rd Sunday of the month
- *** No meeting in August***
- at the home of Joan Porte, 5800 N 23 St. Arlington, VA,
- at 3:PM
Review a list of possible reads here. Express your preference for selections when the group chooses the next read. Additional selections are welcomed.
July 2018 selection was “Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong” - by James W. Loewen
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".
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.
The January 2018 meeting featured a discussion on the formation of the Electoral College with Dr. T. Lindsay Moore via “Federalist Papers”.
November 2017's selection was: Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington by Cokie Roberts