A lecture series on American history through the eyes of preeminent historians
History buff? Join us in the park this summer for fascinating evening talks with preeminent authors.
All events are free and open to the public. Books are available to purchase at the events from our retail partner Kinokuniya Bookstore and for signing by the authors.
Visit Reading Room for more information on programs and offerings.
Monday, July 12
Harold Holzer, The Presidents vs. the Press: The Endless Battle between the White House and the Media—from the Founding Fathers to Fake News
Monday, July 19
Adam Cohen, Supreme Inequality: The Supreme Court’s Fifty-Year Battle for a More Unjust America
Monday, July 26
John Matteson, A Worse Place Than Hell: How the Civil War Battle of Fredericksburg Changed a Nation
Monday, August 2
Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present
Monday, August 9
Benjamin Carter Hett, The Nazi Menace: Hitler, Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Road to War