Raymond Vergne, MD

Dr. Raymond Vergne is a retired cardiologist who has a graduate degree in Education and interests in literature, history and music. 

His previous contributions to Chesapeake Forum include Don Quijote de la Mancha and History of the Papacy. He is currently secretary of the Board of Directors of the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, and writes the Program Notes for the subscription concerts. He was the organizer of the Chesapeake Chapter of the Chaine des Rotisseurs, an international gourmet society, and oversees the Legends of Wine series for the Eastern Shore Wine Tasting group. His interest in Fascism originates from an unusual family experience.

An overview of Neo-fascism in six European countries will bring us to the XXI century.
This course will identify the many faces of fascism in different countries while exploring the roots and origins of fascism and its relationship to religion and economics.