Up coming Monday, Nov. 16, sign up for the Jay and Linda Grunin Centre for the Arts at Ocean County College for an enlightening, well timed, free of charge virtual discussion titled “Election 2020: Exactly where Do We Go From Here? A Historic Perspective” with Doris Kearns Goodwin, renowned presidential historian, general public speaker, Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Moments best-advertising author.
Progress registration is expected for the communicate, which begins at 11 a.m. Register at grunincenter.org/occasion/doris-kearns-goodwin.
Immediately after graduating magna cum laude from Colby School, Goodwin earned a doctorate in authorities from Harvard University, exactly where she also taught govt, which include a course on the American presidency.
“Goodwin’s vocation as a presidential historian and author was influenced when, as a 24-yr-old graduate university student … she was picked to join the White Property Fellows, one particular of America’s most prestigious systems for management and general public services,” OCC describes. “Goodwin worked with President Lyndon Baines Johnson in the White Residence and later on assisted him in producing his memoirs.
“She then wrote ‘Lyndon Johnson and the American Desire,’ a critically-acclaimed nationwide bestseller. The e-book was re-unveiled in 2019 with a new foreword highlighting LBJ’s domestic affairs achievements that have stood the exam of time.”
Goodwin was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for No Standard Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Property Entrance in World War II. Her sixth book, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism, received the Carnegie Medal and is becoming produced into a movie. The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys was adapted into an award-successful five-aspect television miniseries, and Group of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, served as the basis for Steven Spielberg’s strike film “Lincoln” and, in addition, was awarded the prestigious Lincoln Prize, the inaugural E book Prize for American History and the Lincoln Management Prize.
This virtual event is sponsored by the Blauvelt Speaker Collection, which is funded in part by the generosity of the late Bradford Thomas and Eleanor G. Blauvelt and The Wintrode Spouse and children Foundation.
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