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David McKean — Watching Darkness Fall: FDR, His Ambassadors, and the Rise of Adolf Hitler

Posted on January 3rd, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion—presented on Zoom—of Watching Darkness Fall: FDR, His Ambassadors, and the Rise of Adolf Hitler by David McKean. In this important new history, McKean delivers a grou... Read more

Ellen Schrecker — The Lost Promise: American Universities in the 1960s

Posted on December 6th, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
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Brown Bag — An Abolitionist Approach to K-12 Education Policy

Posted on November 23rd, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Policy Program Events, Public Programs
An Abolitionist Approach to K-12 Education Policy ... Read more

John F. Sears — Refuge Must Be Given: Eleanor Roosevelt, The Jewish Plight, And The Founding Of Israel

Posted on November 18th, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion—presented in-person and on Zoom— of Refuge Must Be Given: Eleanor Roosevelt, the Jewish Plight, and the Founding of Israel by John F. Sears. In this essential history,... Read more

Stanley Litow — Breaking Barriers: How P-Tech Schools Create A Pathway From High School To College To Career

Posted on November 12th, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion—presented in-person and on Zoom— of Breaking Barriers: How P-Tech Schools Create a Pathway From High School to College to Career by Stanley Litow and Tina Kelley. In this urgent and imp... Read more

A Television Broadcast of Republic of Detours

Posted on July 1st, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs, Roosevelt House General News

Tune in this Sunday to C-SPAN 2 For a Television Broadcast of A Roosevelt House Presentation: Scott Borchert On his new study of FDR’s Federal Writers’ Project Republic of Detours: How the…  

David Schmitz — The Sailor: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Transformation of American Foreign Policy

Posted on June 11th, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of The Sailor: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Transformation of American Foreign Policy by David F. Schmitz. In this illuminating study, Schmitz presents an overdue... Read more

Scott Borchert — Republic of Detours: How the New Deal Paid Broke Writers to Rediscover America

Posted on June 7th, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of Republic of Detours: How the New Deal Paid Broke Writers to Rediscover America by Scott Borchert. In this enthralling history, Borchert provides an immersive a... Read more

Eric Rauchway — Why the New Deal Matters

Posted on June 1st, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of Why the New Deal Matters by Eric Rauchway. In this timely new work of historical analysis, Rauchway explores how the New Deal fundamentally... Read more

Let the Record Show: A Political History of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993

Posted on May 7th, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of Let the Record Show: A Political History of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993 by Sarah Schulman. In this acclaimed and monumental political history, Schulman delivers... Read more