PROMINENT VICE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES
DESCRIPTION: Many prominent political figures have served as Vice President of the United States, and have made contributions before, during, and after serving in that office, making them worthy of public attention and historical memory. This series will trace the lives and contributions of the following Vice Presidents of the United States: John C. Calhoun under John Quincy Adams’s Presidency and Andrew Jackson’s Presidency; Henry A. Wallace under Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Presidency; Hubert H. Humphrey under Lyndon B. Johnson’s Presidency; Nelson Rockefeller under Gerald Ford’s Presidency; Walter Mondale under Jimmy Carter’s Presidency; Al Gore under Bill Clinton’s Presidency; Dick Cheney under George W. Bush’s Presidency; and Joe Biden under Barack Obama’s Presidency. Lectures will be followed by discussion, and a question and answer period.
- John C. Calhoun; Henry A. Wallace
- Hubert H. Humphrey; Nelson Rockefeller
- Walter Mondale; Al Gore
- Dick Cheney; Joe Biden
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Dr. Ronald Feinman has been a Professor of American History, Government and Politics for the past four decades, including 22 years as Senior Professor at Broward College, and an Adjunct Professor of History and Political Science at Florida Atlantic University (FAU). He holds a Ph.D. from City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School, and is the author of Twilight of Progressivism: The Western Republican Senators and the New Deal (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1981) and book reviews for various scholarly journals. He blogs about politics and history at: www.theprogressiveprofessor.com. He is also a listed member of the FAU Speaker’s Bureau and has given lectures to many diverse groups over the past 10 years.
|3:15 PM – 5:00 PM
Tuesdays, April 16, 23, 30; May 7
Barry and Florence Friedberg Auditorium, Boca Raton Campus
$34 member / $54 non-member