Where We Meet!
 

The Coffee House Club
20 West 44th Street
6th Floor
New York City, NY
 

Please call to reserve your place at least
7 days before each meeting:
Telephone number: 718-341-9811

Come Enjoy!
 
"Dinner and a Speaker"

5:30pm to 7:00pm Cash Bar
6:00pm Dinner     
7:00pm Speaker   

 

 $60.00 members
$75.00 guests 
 

     
 

Event Calendar 2019

 
 
 
 

Tuesday January 14, 2020
Jay Jorgensen
Topic: Lee/Jackson Night



Thursday February 13, 2020
Joseph A. Fry
Topic: Barondess/Lincoln Award

4th in the Bud Livingston Lecture Series

Joseph A. (Andy) Fry is a distinguished professor of history emeritus at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in 1970 and 1974 and his B.A. from Davis and Elkins College in 1969. He joined the UNLV faculty in 1975 and retired in December 2013. He taught courses on U.S. foreign relations, history of the American South after 1850, U.S. involvement in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan, and the U.S. history survey.

Fry has published six books: Henry S. Sanford: Diplomacy and Business in Nineteenth Century America (1982); John Tyler Morgan and the Search for Southern Autonomy (1992); Dixie Looks Abroad: The South and U.S. Foreign Relations, 1789-1973 (2002); Debating Vietnam: Fulbright, Stennis, and Their Senate Hearings (2006); and The American South and the Vietnam War: Belligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie (2015); Lincoln, Seward, and US Foreign Relations in the Civil War Era (2019). He has published articles in Diplomatic History, the Pacifi c Historical Review, and various other journals and collections. He is the series editor for Biographies in American Foreign Policy published by Rowman and Littlefi eld Publishers. To date, 18 volumes have appeared.

Fryís current research focuses on Lincoln, Seward, and U.S. Foreign Relations in the 1860s.


Tuesday March 10, 2020
John Gregor
5th in the Bud Livingston Lecture Series

John Gregor is a composer, lyricist and playwright whose musical WITH GLEE, opened Off-Broadway at the Kirk Theatre to sold out audiences and rave reviews. WITH GLEE premiered at the
New York Musical Theater Festival. He is also composer and lyricist of PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL, based on the book by Elizabeth and Victoria Kann, now in its 13th year Off-Broadway and produced across the world.

His musical adaptation of Gogolís tragicomic short story THE OVERCOAT (Book and Lyrics) has been presented in London at the Bridewell Theatre, Barrington Stage Company and The New York
International Fringe Festival. An accomplished writer of musicals for young audiences, John has collaborated on THE BULLY for Vital Theatre, NY and THE INVENTION OF EDISON at Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera. John lives in New York and holds an MFA in musical theatre writing from New York Universityís Tisch School of the Arts and a degree in musical theatre from Emerson College.


Tuesday April 14, 2020
Donald Miller
Fletcher Pratt Winner

 

 

Tuesday May 12, 2020
Scott Mingus
 
 

Tuesday June 9, 2020
TBA

 


 

 



 
 
 

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