NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY CELEBRATES THE CAREER OF ARTHUR SCHLESINGER, JR.
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Three colleagues will speak about the noted historian
Three friends and former colleagues will discuss the life and work of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., the late historian and writer. Thursday, October 4th at 5:30 p.m. at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West at 77th Street.
Arthur Schlesinger: A Life in History
Celebrate the life of Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., in his own words, as friends and former colleagues, including Eric Foner, David Nasaw, and Louise Mirrer, gather to remember Americaís preeminent public historian as teacher, mentor, and friend. The program will include readings from Schlesingerís forthcoming Journals: 1952-2000.
Eric Foner is DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University and the author of many books, including Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877, winner of the Bancroft Prize. David Nasaw is Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., Professor of History at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and author, most recently, of Andrew Carnegie. Louise Mirrer is President and Chief Executive Officer of the New-York Historical Society. Her most recent book is Women, Jews, and Muslims in the Texts of Reconquest Castile.
A Gilder Lehrman Institute/New-York Historical Society Collaboration
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WHAT: Celebration of the life of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
WHEN: Thursday, October 4, 2007 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: The New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West at 77th Street
ADMISSION: Non-Members: $15
Students, Educators, and Seniors: $10; Members: $8
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Directions: To get to The New-York Historical Society take B or C trains to 81st Street or M10 bus to 77th Street; M79 to 81st and CPW.
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