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Happy Hour Recordings

     Season 1 Recordings    
(Jun. - Nov. '20)

    Season 2 Recordings   
(Jan. - May '21)



Season 3 Recordings


Wednesday, July 28 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM (EDT)
Most of Frederic W. Schwartz, Jr.'s Seven Ages of Membership in The English-Speaking Union, with apologies to Wm. Shakespeare
Frederic Schwartz


Wednesday, August 18 from 4:00 - 5:00 PM (EDT)
"Unforgotten" for Generations to Come – Fubo Peace Memorial Park
Susan Moffat-Thomas


Wednesday, September 8 from 6:00 PM (EDT)
Queen Victoria and the Victorian Novel
Professor Elliot Engel


Wednesday, September 29 from 6:00 PM (EDT)
Antique Appraisals:  What is it? What's it worth? Let's do some!
Robin Sinclair


Wednesday, November 3 from 4:00 PM (EDT)
Rena "Rusty" Kanokogi and the History of Women's Judo
Jean Kanokogi


Wednesday, January 19 from 4:00 PM (EST)
John Singer Sargent - The Move to London
Jan Clanton


Wednesday, February 2 from 5:00 PM (EST)
Ulysses at 100 - A Celebration
Bill Kennedy


Wednesday, February 23 at 5:00 PM (EST)
A Victorian Thriller: Lawless and the Devil of Euston Square
William Sutton and Roger Stacey


Wednesday, March 16 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
Art and Power: The Royal Collection from Charles I to Elizabeth II 
Professor Gerald J. Schiffhorst



Wednesday, April 6 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
Dining Out: A Happy Hour Romp through the history of the Restaurant 

Elliot Shore

This program was not recorded for authorship purposes. 


Wednesday, April 27 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
African-Americans Play The Bard
Professor Charles Dumas


Wednesday, May 18th at 5:00 PM (EDT)
Lusitania: A Story of Loss, Deception and Conspiracy From World War 1
James W Stebbings


Wednesday, June 8 at 4:00 PM (EDT)
The Eccentric Billionaire John D. MacArthur - Rubies, Rascals, and Bears, Oh My
An Interview with Nancy Kriplen by her daughter, Madelyn Kriplen Nasser