Throughout the month of June, the National Archives will feature famous
authors who will talk about the signers of the Declaration of Independence. This is a rare opportunity to hear from world-renown experts about the life and times of some of the most celebrated Americans.
This series of author lectures is part of the National Archives celebration of the 225th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The free lectures will take place at:
The National Archives Building
between 7th and 9th Streets, NW
Reservations are strongly recommended; call the phone number below for reservations and more information.
Tuesday, June 12: Kicking off this series, Pulitzer Prize winning author David McCullough will discuss his book, John Adams. 8 p.m. Rotunda.
Thursday, June 14: H. W. Brands will discuss his book, The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin. Noon and 7 p.m. Room 105.
Monday, June 18: John Ferling will discuss his book, Setting the World Ablaze: Washington, Adams, Jefferson and the American Revolution. Noon. Room 105.
Friday, June 22: Joseph Ellis will discuss his book, Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation. 7 p.m. Room 105.
Thursday, June 28: Andrew Burstein will discuss his book, America's
Jubilee: How in 1826 a Generation Remembered Fifty Years of Independence. Noon and 7 p.m. Room 105.
Monday, July 2: Allen Jayne will discuss his book, Jefferson's Declaration of Independence: Origins, Philosophy and Theology.
Noon and 7 p.m. Room 105.
Director, Author Lecture Program
National Archives and Records Administration
700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408
(202) 208-7345 phone / (202) 501-5248 fax Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://www.nara.gov
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