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Upcoming Public Programs

“The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over the government.” – Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Roosevelt House Public Programs

Wed, February 24, 2016 | 6:00 pm +   RSVP

The high cost of housing is one of the greatest challenges facing New York and other large U.S. cities today. To coincide with publication of their collection, Affordable Housing in New York: The People, Places, and Policies That Transformed a City, co-editors Nicholas D. Bloom and Matthew G. Lasner bring toget... Read more
Join us as we welcome Ron Chernow, the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer, in conversation with Harold Holzer, the Jonathan F. Fanton Director of Roosevelt House, about the transformation of Chernow's 2004 biography of the founding father into the hit Broadway musical of 2015. Chernow... Read more
Join Hunter College Dean Andrew Polsky, in conversation with Dominic Tierney, on the latter's book, The Right Way to Lose a War: America in an Age of Unwinnable Conflicts. Tierney is an associate professor of political science at Swarthmore, and contributing editor at The Atlantic.... Read more
Patricia Bell-Scott, professor emerita of women’s studies and human development and family science at the University of Georgia, will join us to discuss her book The Firebrand and the First Lady, Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice. Ms. Murray was a Hunter alumna... Read more
Ellen Malcolm, founder and chairman of Emily's List, on women and politics, will discuss her book, "When Women Win: Emily's List and the Rise of Women in American Politics."... Read more

Wed, March 9, 2016 | 6:00 pm +

A panel discussion organized by and featuring Ida Susser, Roosevelt House faculty associate. Confirmed panelists include Faye Wattleton, former president, Planned Parenthood, and Donna Lieberman of NY ACLU. This panel commemorates both Women's History Month and International Women's Day (March 8).... Read more
A book discussion featuring Donna Haverty Stacke, Associate Professor of History at Hunter College and Roosevelt House Faculty Associate, on her book Trotskyists on Trial: Free Speech and Political Persecution Since the Age of FDR (NYU Press... Read more
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Human Rights Program Student & Faculty Events

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Public Policy Program Student & Faculty Events

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Public Programs at Roosevelt House are free to the public and open with advance registration, made possible through the support of the Charina Endowment Fund and other generous donors.

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