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Ari Kelman: "Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the American Civil War" 

When: Sat., Sept. 15, 1 p.m. 2012

The Berkeley Public Library is one of only four public libraries in the state to host a series of lectures and book discussions titled, "Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the American Civil War." Intended to foster conversation and contemplation regarding the war and emancipation, the series features a lecture by Ari Kelman, associate professor of history at UC Davis, and discussions of March by Geraldine Brooks,Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam by James McPherson,andAmerica's War: Talking About the Civil War and Emancipation on Their 150th Anniversaries, an anthology edited by Edward L. Ayers. On Saturday, Sept. 15, at Berkeley Public Library (2090 Kittredge St., Berkeley). 1 p.m., free. 510-981-6148 or

— Alison Peters


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