LLI: The Dictator’s Playbook

This class is based on a PBS series that examines how dictators come to power and retain that power. It examines the reign of six men: Kim II Sung, Saddam Hussein, Benito Mussolini, Manuel Noriega, Francisco Franco and Idi Amin. We viewed these videos in 2018 but are repeating this class now because of its relevance in today’s world.

Conveners: Carol Zar and Brian Fulton have convened numerous classes on a variety of subjects.

The NIU Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI), established in 2000, is a member-directed group of individuals primarily age 50 plus who enjoy learning in informal, flexible, non-competitive groups and like connecting with peers who share their interests. No grades, no tests – just Learning for the Fun of It.

Thursday, April 6 at 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Holmes Student Center
600 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115

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$85.00 for the entire Spring term

Center for P-20 Engagement, NIU Continuing and Professional Education, Outreach, Engagement and Regional Development
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