Talks will explore democracy’s future


    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The University of Louisville’s McConnell Center will offer four, free, public talks this spring in a series inspired by Alexis de Tocqueville’s classic 1835 book “Democracy in America.”

    Tocqueville toured the United States in the 1830s, documenting his observations of Americans and the country’s historic experiment in self-government. One of his stops was in Louisville.

    All of the one-hour talks will begin at 6 p.m. in Ekstrom Library’s Chao Auditorium.

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