March 27, 2012
On Thursday, April 5, military historian Edward G. Lengel will speak at Hampden-Sydney on, "George Washington: Soldier and Leader." Lengel is a professor at the University of Virginia and is Editor-in-Chief of the Papers of George Washington documentary editing project.
The author of several books, including General George Washington: A Military Life, he is a frequent public speaker on Washington and the Revolutionary War as well as an historical consultant for television documentaries, including an 8-hour documentary by the History Channel. He has appeared frequently on television and radio (including The History Channel, C-Span, CBS, and NPR), and has been interviewed by newspapers such as The Washington Post and The Christian Science Monitor.
Sponsored by the Society of the Cincinnati Visiting Scholar Program, the event will begin at 7 PM in Crawley Forum. The community is welcome.