March – May 2019
“The Fight for the Vote”
Sherrilyn Ifill is President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. A member of the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Law, Ms. Ifill has continued to litigate and consult on a broad range of civil rights cases while grooming the next generation of civil rights lawyers.
The NVHC Distinguished Speaker Series Presents…
“Saving the Children of the Warsaw Ghetto”
Tilar Mazzeo is the author of Irena’s Children, the story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw Ghetto. Dr. Mazzeo is a cultural historian and author of several bestselling books. She is the Clara C. Piper Associate Professor of English at Colby College in Maine.
The NVHC Distinguished Speaker Series presents…
“Circle of Treason – Uncovering Aldrich Ames”
Sandy Grimes is a former career CIA operative who was instrumental in the investigation and eventual arrest of one of America’s most notorious traitors, Aldrich Ames. Ames, a career employee of the CIA, revealed the identities of numerous American assets to the Soviets during the Cold War, resulting in a number of deaths. Grimes is the co-author of Circle of Treason: A CIA Account of Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed, about this case.