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Frederick Visel - Community College Project

In 1971, after serving in Vietnam, Fred Visel joined the faculty of Carl Sandburg College, a new community college located in Galesburg, Illinois. Visel taught history and government at Carl Sandburg, and also served as Dean of the Library for fifteen years. Upon his retirement in 1999, Fred returned to teaching as a part-time instructor of history. Visel discusses the history of Carl Sandburg College from 1971 to 2013, and how history and government were taught during his tenure at the school.

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