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Roosevelt House Marks the 75th Anniversary of V-J Day

Posted on August 13th, 2020 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs, Roosevelt House General News

We invite you to attend another public program—online The Best of Roosevelt House An online encore of public programs presented at The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute, Hunter College We…  

Jill Watts — The Black Cabinet: The Untold Story of African Americans and Politics During the Age of Roosevelt

Posted on July 29th, 2020 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House presents a live Zoom discussion of the new book The Black Cabinet: The Untold Story of African Americans and Politics During the Age of Roosevelt by Jill Watts. The author tells the story of a generation of c... Read more

America Through Foreign Eyes

Posted on July 9th, 2020 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House presents a live Zoom discussion of Jorge G. Castañeda’s America Through Foreign Eyes, a timely new exploration of America’s shifting political and cultural realities from the perspective of a deeply informed, often admir... Read more

The Deviant’s War: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America

Posted on June 23rd, 2020 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House and the LGBTQ Policy Center at Hunter College present a live Zoom webinar onThe Deviant's War: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America, the new biography of Frank Kameny, the founder and intellectual... Read more

*POSTPONED* Leandra Ruth Zarnow — Battling Bella: The Protest Politics of Bella Abzug

Posted on March 2nd, 2020 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
This event has been postponed.   Roosevelt House, the Bella Abzug Leadership Institute (BALI), and the Hunter College Department of Women and Gender Studies present ... Read more

The Annual Phyllis L. Kossoff Lecture featuring Gail Collins, New York Times columnist and author of “No Stopping Us Now: The Adventures of Older Women in American History.”

Posted on March 2nd, 2020 · Posted in Book Discussions, Kossoff Lectures, Public Programs
This event is sold out. Please join us via Livestream. Join us for the annual Phyllis L. Kossoff Lecture at Roosevelt House as we w... Read more

Adam Hochschild — Rebel Cinderella: From Rags to Riches to Radical, the Epic Journey of Rose Pastor Stokes

Posted on February 20th, 2020 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Please join Roosevelt House and the Hunter College Jewish Studies Center as we welcome author Adam Hochschild to discuss his new book, Rebel Cinderella: From Rags to Riches to Radical, the Epic Journey of Rose Pastor Stokes, ... Read more

Adam Cohen — Supreme Inequality: The Supreme Court’s Fifty-Year Battle for a More Unjust America

Posted on February 20th, 2020 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome New York Times bestselling author Adam Cohen to discuss his new book, Supreme Inequality: The Supreme Court’s Fifty-Year Battle for a More Unjust America. This revel... Read more

Craig Fehrman — Author in Chief: The Untold Story of Our Presidents and The Books They Wrote

Posted on February 13th, 2020 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome journalist and historian Craig Fehrman to discuss his well-received new book, Author in Chief: The Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote, the story of America... Read more

César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández — Migrating to Prison: America’s Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants

Posted on February 4th, 2020 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, associate professor of law at the University of Denver, to discuss his new book, Migrating to Prison: America’s Obsession with Locking Up Im... Read more