Val Coleman on “The Big Picture”

Val says: “I want to talk, finally, about the shape my country is in . . . as the Trump catastrophe diminishes . . . God willing. I'm calling it ‘The Big Picture,’ as I sail as best I can through the twentieth century to remind us of the pain of two world wars and all of the majestic things we have [...]

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Val Coleman on “The Constitution Alive”

Val Coleman will argue that the American constitution is alive and well, despite the assaults on its tenets throughout the history of this country.  Val Coleman, known as the poet laureate of Sandisfield, is also a citizen-scholar. His previous presentations on the history of poetry, the rise and [...]

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The Enigma of Socialism: A Talk by Val Coleman

A talk given by Val Coleman June 13, 2013 at the Sandisfield Arts Center
One in the Coleman/Cohn series of talks on American life and culture
Socialism.   All of my life I have been surrounded, cajoled, nearly drowned by the very idea.   It was and is everywhere.   My three-novenas-a-year [...]

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