Professor to speak at Civil War round table

The Lowcountry Civil War Round Table presents "Republic in Peril: The Threat of Foreign Intervention in the Civil War" by Dr. Howard Jones at 6:45 p.m. Sept. 14 at Bluffton High School. Jones is a university research professor and chairman of the history department at the University of Alabama. His book, "Mutiny on the Amistad: The Saga of a Slave Revolt and its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy," is the basis for the Steven Spielberg movie "Amistad." Tickets are $10.

Details: Chris Clayton, 843-681-1956; www.lcwrt.squarespace.com