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Curator Confidential: A City on a Hill─An Exceptional Story

42 minutes 12 seconds

Program date: June 2, 2020
The Patricia D. Klingenstein Library houses the only surviving manuscript of John Winthrop’s 1638 sermon, A Modell of Christian Charity, one of America's founding documents and a reference point for "American exceptionalism." Dive into its legacy with Dr. Michael Ryan, the Sue Ann Weinberg Director of the Library.

Creative: Tronvig Group