Fall Lecture: James Johnston, James Alexander Simpson and the Early American Portrait Painters

James Johnston, James Alexander Simpson and the Early American Portrait Painters 
November 3
1:30-2:30 PM 
In-Person at OLLI 

Jim Johnston is a lawyer, writer, and lecturer in Washington, DC. His writings have appeared in such diverse publications as The New York Times, Muslim World, The Washington Post, White House History Magazine, The Howard Law Journal, and The American Lawyer magazine. He has written three books: From Slave Ship to Harvard, Yarrow Mamout and the History of an African American Family; Murder, Inc., The CIA under John F. Kennedy; and The Recollections of Margaret Loughborough, A Southern Woman’s Memories of Richmond VA and Washington DC during the Civil War.


Reservations are required to attend in-person lectures. In-person lectures will be held in the Spring Valley Building, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW, in Room A on the First Floor. Registration for the above lecture will open here at 10:00 AM on the Friday prior to the lecture. The direct registration link will also be included in the Friday newsletter the week prior. You must have an OLLI account to register. If you do not have one, you can create an account when going to register. Each registrant may reserve one seat. Your name must be on the list of registrants to enter the lecture and you must be in your seat five minutes before the lecture starts to guarantee your seat.

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