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The McConnell Connection

A publication of the McConnnell Center at the University of Louisville
September 2010

Dear Friend of the McConnell Center,

From discussions with biography buffs to analysis with political pundits — and several conversations on the Constitution thrown into the mix, we are pleased to present nine free and public events this fall.

No tickets are required.

We look forward to seeing you soon.


Public Events

Henry Clay: A Great Kentucky Statesman & The Essential American

henry clayHistorians David and Jeanne Heidler, authors of Henry Clay: The Essential American, will discuss their new and comprehensive biography about of Kentucky's most eminent citizens and politicians.

Join us Sept. 14 from 6-7 p.m. at The Filson Club.

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Celebrate Constitution Week with US

lint or lawAs part of our continuing mission to assist Kentucky citizens in developing a better understanding of the U.S. Constitution and American history, the McConnell Center is proud to sponsor the University of Louisville's celebration of Constitution day.

Facebook. Free cake . Free constitutions. We've got it all.

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Applications are now being accepted for two professional development programs. All Kentucky teachers grades 5-12 are eligible to apply.

"Liberty, Responsibility and the New Deal," Dec. 2-5, 2010, Louisville, KY

"Liberty and Order: The First Party Struggle," March 24-27, 2011, Louisville, KY

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STart planning: Jan. 15 deadline

Kentucky high school seniors with a strong passion for learning and leading are encouraged to consider our McConnell Scholarship, which includes tuition and fully-funded trips to Washington, D.C., and China. Learn more »

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