August 11, 2003
Daniel Library Friends announce fall schedule
Carolina's tradition of excellent leaders is the theme for the fall 2003
Daniel Library Friends lecture series at The Citadel.
events begin at 6:30 p.m. in Bond Hall Room 165 unless otherwise noted.
Sessions are free and open to the public.
What was the Charleston
When: Tuesday, Aug. 26
What: Jim Hutchisson, author and Citadel professor, will examine the glory
of art, music, poetry and writing, from Verner, Hutty, Smith and other
Charleston Renaissance greats. A book signing will follow.
dignity, The Citadel's Sword Drill
When: Tuesday, Sept. 9
What: Author and Citadel graduate David Epps will show pictures and talk
about the regime of discipline embodied in being a member of the Sword
The face of our
When: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23 in Mark Clark Hall
What: Betsey Fleming, director of the Gibbes Museum, will show slides
and talk about the importance of the human face in portraiture. Come face
to face with great leaders from our past.
Is Vietnam just
When: Wednesday, Oct. 1
What: Author Tim O'Brien will talk about his Vietnam novels "In The
Lake of The Woods," "The Things They Carried," and "July,
July." A book signing will follow.
When: Tuesday, Oct. 14
What: Gary Nichols, professor of history at The Citadel, will explore
the extraordinary career of
Gen. Charles Pelot Summerall, whose leadership in battle was exemplified
in World War I, and whose leadership in peace was amply exhibited in his
service as president of The Citadel from 1931 to 1955.
A fall plantation
When: 1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 19
What: Angie LeClercq, director of libraries at The Citadel, and naturalist
and retired Citadel biology
professor Richard Porcher will lead a design-oriented tour of the gardens
at Mulberry and Medway Plantations. Cocktails and picnic dinner will be
served at the boathouse at Medway. Transportation provided. Cost is $50.
Reservations required: 843-953-7691.
A South Carolina
icon: John C. Calhoun
When: Tuesday, Oct. 2
What: Clyde Wilson, professor of history at the University of South Carolina
and editor of the 28-volume "Calhoun Papers" will talk about
what he has learned from South Carolina's most eminent statesman.
The Doolittle Raid
When: Tuesday, Oct. 28
Where: Jenkins Hall Auditorium
What: Noted author Craig Nelson will tell the story of the Doolittle Raid,
America's first World War II victory in response to the Pearl Harbor bombing.
Book signing of "The First Heroes" follows. Raider Horace Ellis
"Sally" Crouch was a 1940 Citadel graduate and a navigator during
Up by the bootstraps
When: Tuesday, Nov. 11
What: University of South Carolina professor Dan Ruff will talk about
the life A.G. Wiles, one of South Carolina's most prominent educators.
President of Newberry and Coker Colleges, and head of The Citadel English
Department, Wiles was a man who believed that South Carolina could lift
itself from poverty through mental agility and acuity.
6th Emily Whaley
Memorial Garden Tour
When: 1 p.m. Sunday, March 14, 2004
What: Garden lovers have learned that this early spring garden tour reveals
some of Charleston's most exquisite gardens at their ultimate design best.
This year the private gardens of Meeting Street, including some rarely
viewed, will be on the tour. A reception is included. Cost is $50. Reservations