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Lectures & Conversations
Hamilton's Best Friend and the French Revolution
Sandra and Richard Rippe Lecture on American History
Richard Brookhiser, Dale Gregory (moderator)
Thu, April 5th, 2018 | 6:30 pm
(Members $24)


Follow Alexander Hamilton’s best friend, Gouverneur Morris, to Paris on the eve of the French Revolution where a cast of Americans including Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin bore witness to the rumblings of democratic furor.

Richard Brookhiser is a senior fellow at the National Review Institute and the author of Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris, the Rake Who Wrote the Constitution. Dale Gregory (moderator) is Vice President for Public Programs at the New-York Historical Society.


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


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