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Senator Sheldon Whitehouse — The Scheme: How the Right Wing Used Dark Money to Capture the Supreme Court

Posted on November 29th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House invites you to The Inaugural Stepanski Family Lecture A New Series Featuring Distinguished Advocates for Democracy presented in person and on Zoom. ... Read more

Cody Keenan — Grace: President Obama and Ten Days in the Battle for America

Posted on November 14th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
“At a time when the meaning of America is up for grabs, Cody Keenan’s new book chronicles 10 days that tested us and ultimately showed us at our best. It’s a captivating story about what’s worth fighting for, an antidote to cynicism that will... Read more

Phil Klay — Uncertain Ground: Citizenship in an Age of Endless, Invisible War

Posted on November 7th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
When National Book Award-winning graduate of the Hunter College MFA program Phil Klay left the Marines a decade ago, after serving as an officer in Iraq, he found himself a part of the community of vetera... Read more

Healing Walls: Historic and Collaborative Murals at New York City’s Public Hospitals

Posted on November 7th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Jennifer J. Raab Hunter College President and ... Read more

Jessie Daniels — Nice White Ladies: The Truth about White Supremacy, Our Role in It, and How We Can Help Dismantle It

Posted on November 2nd, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Policy Program Events
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion of the book Nice White Ladies: The Truth about White Supremacy, Our Role in It, and How We Can Help Dismantle It by Hunter College Professo... Read more

James Kirchick — Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington

Posted on October 26th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, LGBTQ Center Program
An instant New York Times bestseller, Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington is a groundbreaking chronicle of American politics. Utilizing thousands of pages of declassified documents, over on... Read more

Kermit Roosevelt III — The Nation That Never Was: Reconstructing America’s Story

Posted on October 25th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a lecture by distinguished legal scholar Kermit Roosevelt III—great-great-grandson of Theodore Roosevelt, first cousin (three times removed) of Eleanor Roosevelt, and distant cousin of FDR—on... Read more

Jonathan Darman — Becoming FDR: The Personal Crisis That Made a President

Posted on September 28th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
As the home where FDR struggled against the paralyzing effects of polio, where he recovered, regained a degree of mobility, and reclaimed a sense of independence, Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion of Becoming FDR: The Personal Cr... Read more

Louis Nelson — Mosaic: War Monument Mystery

Posted on September 6th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a discussion of Mosaic: War Monument Mystery, a unique study of public monuments and public memory by acclaimed designer Louis Nelson. The author will be in conversation with the Jonatha... Read more

Benjamin Hett & Michael Wala — Otto John: Patriot or Traitor

Posted on June 29th, 2022 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
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