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L324 Fall 2018 Presidents' Body Counts: Best and Worst US Presidents Based on Human Rights Records

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L324 Fall 2018 Presidents' Body Counts: The Best and Worst US Presidents Based on Human Rights Records
Tuesdays, 11:50–1:15, Oct. 2–Oct. 23
Four sessions
Instructor: Alton Carroll

Most rankings of presidents are popularity contests or based simply upon name recognition. This course argues that presidents should be judged on how many people lived or died because of their actions outside of just wars. The worst US presidents include Nixon, Reagan, and Jackson. The best include Lincoln and Carter. No doubt there will be much lively free-ranging discussion, such as why Clinton is ranked worse than George W. Bush.
Al Carroll is associate professor of US, American Indian, and Latin American history at Northern Virginia Community College, and a former Senior Fulbright Scholar in Indonesia. He has written six books and numerous articles that have appeared in news media and scholarly publications.
 

Class Details

4 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

Location
Loudoun

Instructor
Al Carroll 

Class Fee: 

$0.00


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/2/2018 - 10/23/2018 Weekly - Tue 11:50 AM - 1:15 PM Sterling, Loudoun   Map Al Carroll 

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