Where were you when President Kennedy was shot? When Iran seized our embassy in Tehran? This course will explore events in American history during the last 70 years. We’ll look at the following topics: JFK’s presidency and assassination, including possible assassination theories; the student revolt and the counterculture of the sixties; the Vietnam War, what went right, what went wrong, and the question of could the U.S. have won; Nixon’s détente with China and Russia, the end of the Cold War, and new threats from both nations; the Iranian Revolution, the hostage crisis, and the Iranian threat today; the events leading to 9/11 & where the U.S. seems to be in the war on terror.
Fritz Hutchinson has taught in public and private schools, at the junior high and high school levels, for 43 years. He earned a B.S. in History from Ithaca College and an M.S. in Education from Elmira College. Working in public schools in upstate New York from 1973 to 1983, he taught American History, Economics, Afro Asian Culture Studies, European History, expository writing and math. After moving to Atlanta in 1985, he began working at Woodward Academy the following year. There he taught American History, Economics, Government/Economics, and Military History. He retired in 2019. He lives in Powder Springs with his wife and 2 dogs.
#1: Our Brush With History
|Start Date||August 01, 2023|
|End Date||September 05, 2023|
|01||Tuesday, 08/01/2023||11:00 AM - 12:00 PM||KSU Center||ClassRoom||Fritz Hutchinson|
|02||Tuesday, 08/08/2023||11:00 AM - 12:00 PM||KSU Center||ClassRoom||Fritz Hutchinson|
|03||Tuesday, 08/15/2023||11:00 AM - 12:00 PM||KSU Center||ClassRoom||Fritz Hutchinson|
|04||Tuesday, 08/22/2023||11:00 AM - 12:00 PM||KSU Center||ClassRoom||Fritz Hutchinson|
|05||Tuesday, 08/29/2023||11:00 AM - 12:00 PM||KSU Center||ClassRoom||Fritz Hutchinson|
|06||Tuesday, 09/05/2023||11:00 AM - 12:00 PM||KSU Center||ClassRoom||Fritz Hutchinson|
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