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Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Chris Matthews
Mon, May 21st, 2018 | 7:00 pm
(Members $32)

Note: This event is sold out



Bestselling author Chris Matthews illuminates the personal and political life of Robert F. Kennedy, uncovering how his moral conscience, ability to bring Americans together, and political leadership shaped American history.

Chris Matthews, anchor of Hardball on MSNBC, is the author of several books including Kennedy & Nixon: The Rivalry That Shaped Postwar America, Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero, and, his most recent, Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit.


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


This program has reached capacity. There will be a standby line the evening of the program. One hour before the program begins, we will begin handing out standby numbers with members receiving priority. Shortly before the program begins, we would begin selling tickets if we are able to do so. Standby does not guarantee admission.

Advance purchase is required to guarantee seating. All sales are final; refunds and exchanges not permitted. Programs and dates may be subject to change. Management reserves the right to refuse admission to latecomers.

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