Politics & Contemporary Issues

Instructor(s):
Earl Leiken
Fridays, April 9 - May 28|10 - 11:30 a.m. ET

We are experiencing a major crisis and conflict in our country’s political life with highly polarized political parties and voters. However, the country has experienced this in the past and this course will discuss those conflicts and how they were resolved.

Instructor(s):
Earl Leiken
Fridays, June 4-July 2|10-11:30 a.m. ET

This course focuses on major developments already impacting our lives and adaptations that will be needed to address them.

Instructor(s):
Barbara Greenberg
Tuesdays, June 22 - July 13|10 - 11:30 a.m. ET

This course will look at the life of former Vice President Spiro Agnew through the eyes of Rachel Maddow. Maddow’s book follows Agnew’s career first, as Governor of Maryland; then as Richard Nixon’s Vice President; and finally, his fall from power.