News and Updates

Class of '69 Outstanding Service Awards

At our 75th Class Birthday Party on June 21st, the first Class of '69 Outstanding Service Awards were presented to David Lyon Prentice and Richard G. Willets.

Casual Conversation June 28th, with Professor Brooke Harrington

Thanks to the suggestion by classmate and Class Officer Tex Talmadge, Dartmouth Sociology Professor Brooke Harrington will be spending time with us in a Casual Conversation on Tuesday, June 28 at 6 pm EasternNOTE THE TIME.  She is the “third horse” in our troika discussing aspects the Russian invasion of Ukraine, following Professor Emeritus Robert O.

Oct 9th, 2022 Casual Conversation with David Kertzer

Brown Professor David I. Kertzer won a Pulitzer Prize for his book The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe (Random House 2014), and on June 7 his new book will be published: The Pope at War: The Secret History of Pius XII, Mussolini, and Hitler (Random House).   His new book is already (as of May 29) ranked as #90 of all books on

Casual Conversation with Professor Talmadge rescheduled

The Casual Conversation with Professor Caitlin Talmadge, daughter of classmate and Class Officer Tex Talmadge, was originally scheduled earlier in May but had to be postponed due to illness of our guest.  You will pleased to know that Professor Talmadge (The Younger) has completely recovered and has been to Paris for a meeting in the interim.  She is ready and raring to go, and a new date has been set:  Wednesday, June 15 at 2 pm Eastern Time. 

Casual Conversation with Dr. Birx on June 7, 2022

April 2000, Deborah Birx, M.D. to Tony Fauci, Bob Redfield, and Steve Hahn:

George Stauffer and Renée Anne Louprette

From The American Bach Society, this Tiny Bach Concert 15 features our classmate George Stauffer providing

Casual Conversation May 24th, 2022 about Russia and Ukraine

While Professor Caitlin Talmadge will have to be rescheduled, soon she and we hope, for her Casual Conversation about the geopolitics of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, we have the privilege of Russian/Putin expert Professor Robert O.

The (Resolved) Mystery of the Disappearing Furniture

’69 Classmates,

Over the last couple of weeks there has been a lot of traffic on the class discussion listserv and on some email threads on which I was copied about a situation at the DOC House that might be called The Mystery of the Disappearing Furniture.  If you have not been following this story, here’s a little background:

Sixty Dartmouth Poems

Dan Clouse '71 alerted me to the existence of a pamphlet of poems entitled Sixty Dartmouth Poems that were selected by Professor Eberhart and published in 1969. Professor Eberhart wrote the Foreward.

Contributors include (I included their Dartmouth class when I could find it):


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