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Harvard clubs offer many social and intellectual events. Among early spring offerings: McKay professor of computer science Harry Lewis discusses “Life, Liberty, and Happiness after the Digital Explosion” with the Harvard Club of Cincinnati (March 22); Kennedy School associate Charles Cogan details “The Wartime Role of Charles de Gaulle” for the Harvard University Club of Ottawa (March 23); the Harvard Club of New Bedford ponders “The Role of Media in Politics” with Timothy McCarthy, director of the human rights and social movements program at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy (March 30); and professor of English and of African and African American studies John Stauffer elucidates “Rebellion, Reconstruction, and Restoration: 150 Years Since Secession” for the Harvard Club of Tallahassee (April 8). For details, contact your local club; call 617-495-3070; or visit

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