Panel discussion: “How the Wounds from Bleeding Kansas Led to Quantrill’s Raid”


  • Categories: Community
  • Event posted: Oct. 28, 2012
  • Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014

Event details

"How the Wounds from Bleeding Kansas Led to Quantrill's Raid," a tie-in to "The Kansas Nutcracker," 6 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire

Gain perspective on the politics of 19th century Kansas with expert panelists on American Civil War history who make the connections between the setting of A Kansas Nutcrackerand Quantrill’s raid on Lawrence, while contemporary political scientists identify elements of Kansas character that came to identify our state. Panelists: Steve Nowak (Watkins Community Museum of History), Fred Conboy (Freedom’s Frontier), and Jeremy Neely (Missouri State University)


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