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Landmark Lecture: The Sounds of History: Georgetown during the American Civil War

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Georgetown can be a noisy place. Traffic, sirens, barking dogs; they add to the cacophony which defines a city soundscape. One hundred and fifty years ago, at the height of the Civil War, Georgetown sounded quite different. What did it sound like for a Washingtonian who walked the streets in 1864? Professor Greg Smith was part of the sound team that created the soundtrack for Steven Spielberg’s film “Lincoln” and will explain the challenges of capturing and re-creating the sounds of the capital city during the Civil War.

Greg Smith has been working in the film industry for over 40 years.  He has been a guest lecturer at Ford’s Theater in Washington on the topic of the Lincoln assassination and death. Professor Greg Smith taught at American University in Washington DC and is a Professor Emeritus from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Members: Free | Non-members: Free

Note: This program will be held LIVE at Tudor Place and  virtually.

In-Person Registration Link: Click here. You will be sent health & safety guidelines via email one day before the event.

Virtual Registration Link: Click here.  You will be sent instructions on how to access the virtual event one day before the event.

 

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Date:
October 18
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Venue

Tudor Place

Details

Date:
October 18
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Venue

Tudor Place