The Presidents: Thomas Jefferson: From Monticello to Versailles
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Annette Gordon-Reed, Carol Berkin (moderator)
Sat, April 7th, 2018 |
9:30 am to 11:00 am
(Members $38)


9–9:30 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30–11 am: Program

Celebrated historians explore the complex legacy of Thomas Jefferson—from his leadership style to the writing of the Declaration of Independence, as well as his tenure as America’s first Secretary of State and the Minister to France during the Revolutionary era.

Annette Gordon-Reed, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, is Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard Law School. Carol Berkin (moderator) is the author of A Sovereign People: The Crises of the 1790s and the Birth of American Nationalism.

Presented as a part of the Presidential Historical Commission at 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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