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Program #20507ENZ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
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Join gifted scholars in a beautiful setting at the entrance to the historic Hudson Valley just 55 miles from New York City. In the ambience of rural charm and Victorian homes, learn from instructors who are passionate communicators and entertaining lecturers as well as respected scholars in their fields. Enjoy a wide variety of topics in music, history, contemporary issues, politics, peacemaking, literature, the environment, and people who have changed our world. Be inspired as you absorb stimulating information, rethink old ideas, and gain new perspectives on the world around us. As a special highlight, we'll attend a cultural event.


Highlights

• Enjoy a wide variety of topics in music, history, contemporary issues, politics, peacemaking, literature, the environment, and people who have changed our world.
• Be inspired as you absorb stimulating information, rethink old ideas, and gain new perspectives on the world around us.
• As a special highlight, we'll attend a cultural event.

Activity Notes

Minimal walking and standing on this program.

Date Notes
5/11/2014
Lecture topics on this date are: The United Nations: Important or Impotent?; Iran, Iraq, and a Reappraisal of American Involvement in the Region; The Roosevelts: Teddy, Franklin, and Eleanor; The Unabashed Brilliance of Leonard Bernstein6/29/2014
Lecture topics on this date are: America's First Sport: Harness Racing; The Italian-American Contribution to the Great American Songbook; Darrow for the Defense; Comedy Duos8/17/2014
Lecture topics on this date are: First Ladies: From Martha to Michelle; Gettysburg: The Turning Point of the United States Civil War?; Harry Warren: King of the Hollywood Songwriters; Comedy through Music.9/28/2014
Lecture topics on this date are: Twenty-first Century World Politics and Personalities; Shakespeare and Verdi: The Words and Music of Great Drama; Tough Guys: Images of the Hero in American Fiction and Film; Favorite Sons: Distinguished Graduates of the US Military Academy10/26/2014
Lecture topics on this date are: Conflicts in the Arab World; Grounds for Sculpture; Bioethics Conversations; The Comedy of Life7/13/2014
Lecture topics on this date are: The Supreme Court; Who's Afraid of Stephen Sondheim?; The Violent Screen; Lincoln's Personal Battle for Freedom

Coordinated by The Warwick Center.


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
13 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips

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4.6
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