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.
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