William & Virginia Koster
5:30 pm – Patron Champagne Reception
6:00 pm – Reception
7:00 pm – Dinner
Doris Kearns Goodwin is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American biographer and presidential historian, who will make the keynote address at our Annual Benefit Dinner. NEHGS will present her with her own custom-bound family history, researched by Christopher C. Child, Senior Genealogist of NEHGS’s Newbury Street Press, and David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist.
A member of NEHGS since 1995, Ms. Kearns Goodwin is the author of five critically acclaimed and bestselling books, including Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, a New York Times bestseller and basis of Steven Spielberg’s Academy Award-winning film, Lincoln, and No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II, which received a Pulitzer Prize in 1995. She also wrote The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys and Lyndon Johnson and The American Dream. Her latest book, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism, was published in November 2013.