Dec. 1, 2015, 5:30 p.m.
From Forrest Gump to General Patton: An Evening with Winston Groom
Best known as the author of the acclaimed novel Forrest Gump, Winston Groom is also a noted historian and Vietnam veteran. He will discuss his new book, "The Generals," which tells the intertwined tales of George Patton, Douglas MacArthur and George Marshall.
Dec. 2, 2015, 11:30 a.m.
Cross-Examining History: An Interview with James A. Baker, III, by Talmage Boston
James A. Baker, III, was recognized as “the man who made Washington work” while serving under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. He will discuss the Reagan and Bush administrations in an onstage interview conducted by Dallas-based lawyer and historian Talmage Boston.
Dec. 3, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
Egyptian Liberals at a Crossroad
The world watched in 2011 as an uprising in Egypt ousted the autocratic regime of Hosni Mubarak and appeared to open the door to democracy. This lecture will offer an overview of the state of liberalism in Egypt and what it portends for the country's future.