Chautauqua - An American Narrative

More About the Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle

Clip: Season 1 Episode 1 | 3m 21s

Learn more about one of Chautauqua's oldest institutions, the CLSC. The Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle was founded in 1878 as a way to extend the Chautauqua program beyond the grounds. The CLSC was a structured four-year correspondence course and was especially popular among those that did not readily have access to higher education. The CLSC still continues at Chautauqua today.

Aired: 01/31/11

Rating: NR

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