Top left: Robby Earle; Top Middle: Pictured is Dylan Spain, who won second-grade grand champion at the JA Dinner and a Movie; Top Right: John McCallum (center) received the Tulane University Book Award. Bottom: Pictured are the state science fair winners.
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The role myths disguised as historical examples play in presidential campaigns is the subject Louisiana Tech associate professor of history David M. Anderson will address when he appears as the initial speaker in the department of history’s Faculty Lecture Series.
Anderson’s lecture, “Ronald Reagan’s Miracle ‘Comeback’ and Other Myths from the 1980 Presidential Election” is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Wyly Tower Auditorium.
According to Anderson, there are a number of apparent historical parallels between the 1980 election and the current campaign of 2012.