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From the Director: The Humanities Matter

Published: March 6, 2017

By now, I’m sure you have heard from various sources that the White House plans to balance the federal budget by eliminating several agencies, including the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. As I write, Congress is finalizing a… Read More

Ohio Chautauqua Presents: Theodore Roosevelt

Published: February 20, 2017

President Theodore Roosevelt returning to Glenwood Springs, Colorado “It is certainly a most healthy life. How a man does sleep, and how he enjoys the coarse fare!” – Theodore Roosevelt   In his essay about the making of the PBS documentary, “TR: The Story of… Read More

Ohio Chautauqua presents: Dian Fossey

Published: January 23, 2017

Biography The story of wildlife biologist Diane Fossey is nothing if not controversial. Lauded for her pioneering research on the Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda and her heroic struggles to save the gorillas, she is nonetheless vilified for her harsh and at times cruel treatment of the people who… Read More

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