F976 Fall 2018 Scandalous Women of Civil War Washington
Friday, 1:00–2:30, Oct. 5
Instructor: Cindy Gueli
Coordinator: Carolyn Kramer
Civil War Washington is almost as famous for its scandals as it is for its politics. Dr. Gueli explores the capital’s rich and colorful wartime history through some of its most notorious scandals involving women. Stories of murder, adultery, espionage, and prostitution reveal the intriguing life and culture unique to the city.
Dr. Cindy Gueli is a historian and author of Lipstick Brigade: The Untold True Story of Washington's World War II Government Girls. Gueli is creator and host of the upcoming podcast Scandalous Washington. Her next book will examine the history of sex in our nation’s capital.