CHESTERTOWN, MD--Historian Richard Beeman will talk about "The Creation of the Bill of Rights" in the second of four consecutive Tuesday night lectures October 25, 7:30 p.m., in Decker Theatre, Gibson Center for the Arts at Washington College. His "Inventing a Nation" series will continue Nov. 1 and 8.
The winner of the 2010 George Washington Book Prize and a Senior Fellow at the College's C.V. Starr Center, Beeman is an engaging speaker who will delve into the debate and process that led the First U.S. Congress to add the Bill of Rights to the Constitution. He also will offer his thoughts on its meaning today. The talk is free and open to the public. For information: http://starrcenter.washcoll.edu/.