(Maplewood, New Jersey—November 16, 2015) Eugene Lieber, Professor Emeritus, Essex County College, will present an overview of two American wars and their lessons for today at The Ethical Culture Society of Essex County on Sunday, Dec. 13, 11 am. Lieber taught American History and World Civilization for 39 years at Essex County College. For over two decades he has lectured to various groups on a wide variety of topics, covering the world, the United States, ancient, modern, and the present. Now retired, Lieber continues to lecture extensively around New Jersey, covering historical topics from Ancient Rome to struggles in our contemporary world. “I must place human beings at the center of history,” says Lieber. “What they have been capable of, for better or worse, in their relationship to nature and each other.” The event is free and open to the public. The Ethical Culture Society of Essex County, 516 Prospect St., Maplewood, NJ. For more information, call 973-763-1905 or email ecsec.nj@gmail.com. www.essexethical.org. ###