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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

Malevolent Republic: A Short History of the New India

Posted on May 7th, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of Malevolent Republic: A Short History of the New India by K.S. Komireddi. In this penetrating and insightful history, Komireddi delivers a critical and urgent ac... Read more

X Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of World War II

Posted on May 5th, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Jennifer J. Raab, Hunter College President together with Roosevelt House and the Hunter College Jewish Studies Center Invite you to celebrate the publication of the new... Read more

2021 McNickle Lecture on Integrity in Government

Posted on April 22nd, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is honored to present the 2021 McNickle Lecture on Integrity in Government, featuring former State Attorney General Robert Abrams on his inspiring new memoir, The Luckiest Guy in the World: My Jou... Read more

Daniel R. Garodnick — Saving Stuyvesant Town: How One Community Defeated the Worst Real Estate Deal in History

Posted on April 12th, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
You can order a copy of Saving Stuyvesant Town: How One Community Defeated the Worst Real Estate Deal in History with an autographed bookplate exclusive... Read more

Thomas Dyja — New York, New York, New York: Four Decades of Success, Excess, and Transformation

Posted on March 11th, 2021 · Posted in Book Discussions, Public Programs
Roosevelt House is pleased to present a live Zoom discussion of New York, New York, New York: Four Decades of Success, Excess, and Transformation by acclaimed author Thomas Dyja. In this monumental urban history, Dyja deliv... Read more