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David Jones speaks at McConnell Center(October 11, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.- McConnell Scholars lunch with David Jones, co-founder of Humana, as part of the Center's Local Leaders extended learning pro...
Experts consider the future of democracy in the "Internet Era" (September 21, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Four prominent free speech scholars from the U.S. and Europe discussed free speech and the future of democracy in the so-c...
McConnell Fellow's class featured on C-SPAN (October 13, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Dr. Brad Birzer, a non-resident fellow of the McConnell Center, will discuss 19th century Republicans on a C-SPAN production...
McConnell Center kicks off Teaching American History series(September 23, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Dr. Gary Gregg, director of the McConnell Center, leads 41 high school teachers through an overview of the American presid...
Supreme Court opens along partisan lines, says McConnell Center Fellow (October 4, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Barbara Perry, a senior fellow at the University of Virigina's Miller Center of Public Affairs and a non-resident Fellow...
15 Kentucky teachers head to Mt. Rushmore (October 14, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Fifteen Kentucky educators and teachers travel to Mt. Rushmore for professional development training.
Two staffers celebrate 15 years at U of L (October 7, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Tina Talley and Aaron Vowels, both McConnell Center employees, celebrate 15 years of service at the University of Louisville...
The U.S. Supreme Court: The Early Years (October 11, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - McConnell Scholars unravel the initial constitutional debates about the role of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Center celebrates 5 years of civic programming, unveils new logo (October 11, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The McConnell Center celebrates 5 years of civic programming and unveils its new logo.
Don't know much about history? (October 21, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Author James Loewen will discuss why Americans have lost touch with their history in a free public talk Oct. 21, 4 p.m., Ch...
Want to go to law school? Ask the expert.(October 25, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - In "May it Please the Court," Dr. Barbara Perry, a U.S. Supreme Court expert, will shed light on what makes an effective or...
U.S. Senator Scott Brown to visit (November 3, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - U.S. Senator Scott Brown (R-Mass) will speak at the University of Louisville Nov. 8 as a guest of the McConnell Center. His...
Author, guest speaker on WFPL's "State of Affairs" today at 1 p.m. (November 2, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Author Dr. Rosalind Remer, executive director of the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary, will be featured live at 1 p.m. today....
Live webcast of U.S. Sen. Scott Brown's talk(November 8, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Scott Brown, a Massachusetts Republican elected to fill the U.S. Senate term vacated by the death of Ted Kennedy, will spea...
Sen. McCain's remarks released in honor of Veterans Day (November 11, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - U.S. Sen. John McCain visited the McConnell Center on Nov. 11, 2009.
EVENT: Insight into the 2010 Election (November 12, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Laurie Rhodebeck (U of L political science), Al Cross (director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Is...
147th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address (November 19, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Today marks the 147th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's address at Gettysburg. Read it in full below.
Teachers consider Hoover-Roosevelt debates (December 2, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Four-day conference marks the third co-sponsored civic education program of the McConnell Center and Liberty Fund, Inc.
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day(December 8, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The McConnell Center pauses to honor the lives and memories of the 2,400 Americans who died in the surprise attack on the U...
Sen. Mitch McConnell named one of the "Top Ten Most Intriguing Political Personalities of 2010" (December 13, 2010) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza includes Sen. Mitch McConnell as one of the "Top Ten Most Intriguing Political Personalities o...