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,
Review a list of possible reads here. Express your preference for selections when the group chooses the next read. Additional selections are welcomed.
Oct 21 - ‘The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother’ by J. McBride
Nov 18 - ‘One Summer: America’, 1927 by B. Bryson
We will then decide if we have enough people around for the December 16 meeting.
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