5:30–6:30 pm – Patron Reception
6:00–7:00 pm – Reception
7:00 pm – Dinner
Doris Kearns Goodwin is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American biographer and presidential historian and will make the keynote address at our special event. She will be presented 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 November 5, 2013.
For more information, contact Taylor Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-226-1215.