Lectures on the Lives and Principles of the Founding Fathers
Session 1

LECTURES ON THE LIVES AND PRINCIPLES OF THE FOUNDING FATHERS

These lectures will explore the evolution in the thinking of six American Founding Fathers, with an emphasis on their views toward rights of property in land.

Discussion is anticipated and encouraged. The Lecturer, Edward J. Dodson is a former financial sector executive and a long time faculty member of the Henry George School.

Lecturer: Edward J. Dodson
Mondays: 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
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