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A Discussion of Harriet Tubman, Mary Surratt, and Rosemary Kennedy at the Boston Public Library

March 16, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In celebration of Women’s History Month, author and historian KATE CLIFFORD LARSON will discuss three American women who are the subjects of her critically acclaimed biographies: Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter (2015); The Assassin’s Accomplice: Mary Surratt and the Plot to Kill Abraham Lincoln (2008); and Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero (2003).

Larson holds two degrees from Simmons College, an MBA from Northeastern University, and a Ph.D. from the University of New Hampshire. She has been a consultant and interpretive specialist for numerous museum and public history initiatives focusing on the lives and contributions of women in the making of our national identity.

Details

Date:
March 16, 2017
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.bpl.org/programs/calendar.htm#/?i=2

Organizer

Boston Public Library
Phone:
6175365400
Email:
ask@bpl.org
Website:
www.bpl.org

Venue

Boston Public Library
Copley Square
Boston, 02116 United States
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Phone:
617 536-5400
Website:
www.bpl.org

Did You Know?

Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.