Feb. 8:  Lecture Performance: Newfoundland – Story and Song 

Feb. 8:  Lecture Performance: Newfoundland – Story and Song 

Friday’s program is a portrayal in story and song of a far-away place, an island in the cold North Atlantic, molding centuries-old traditions with modern commerce and ways.  It’s a gather-round time to learn of Newfoundland’s people and place, over time and now, presented by Tony Oxford, a sixth generation Newfoundlander, fisherman, teacher and former mayor, guitarist and story-teller.

Feb. 13:  “Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future”: Great Decisions

Feb. 13:  “Nuclear Negotiations: Back to the Future”: Great Decisions

During this 45th presidential administration, we are witnessing an unprecedented shift in foreign policy that defies lucid explanation. Alliances between nuclear powers have been destabilized by an as-yet uncertain foreign policy, inflamed by the replacement of usual methods of diplomacy with erratic declarations delivered by “Tweet.” 

While the future of this administration’s nuclear policy is unknown, it is helpful for citizens to understand the history of nuclear arms management, the historic and current trends, and the status of our nuclear arms treaties.