Palpatine's Rise: The Cautionary Tale of the Star Wars Prequels

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Friday September 2, 2016 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm


To assume control of the Old Republic and twist it into his Empire, Darth Sidious employed duplicity, political manipulation, and both fear-mongering and warmongering. That's a lot of mongering! We explore how the Emperor's Machiavellian machinations mirror tyrants throughout history and provide a warning for our future.


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Film and TV, Star Wars

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Star Wars, Discussion, History