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Book Discussions

*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

A Wild and Precious Life — Book Discussion

Posted on January 30th, 2020 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Join us at Roosevelt House for a conversation about A Wild and Precious Life: A Memoir, the lively, intimate posthumous memoir of an iconic woman, gay life in New York in the second half of the 20th century, and the rise of LGBTQ... Read more

Roosevelt House Hosts Jeffrey Rosen

Posted on January 29th, 2020 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs, Roosevelt House General News

On Tuesday, January 28, Roosevelt House hosted Jeffrey Rosen, president of the National Constitution Center and Professor of Law at The George Washington University Law School, to discuss his new…  

Jeffrey Rosen — Conversations with RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law

Posted on January 13th, 2020 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Please join us at Roosevelt House as we welcome Jeffrey Rosen, president of the National Constitution Center and Professor of Law at The George Washington University Law School, to discuss his new book, Conversations with RBG: Ru... Read more

David L. Roll — George Marshall: Defender of the Republic

Posted on December 4th, 2019 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Please join us at Roosevelt House for a discussion about one of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s top commanders. Author David L. Roll will present his new book, George Marshall: Defender of the Republic, which tells the story of Am... Read more