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American Inspiration Author Series
Women in the Gilded Age: Two Authors’ Insights

Hear stories of women during the Gilded Age from Laura Thompson, author of Heiresses: The Lives of the Million Dollar Babies, and Betsy Prioleau, author of Diamonds and Deadlines: A Tale of Greed, Deceit, and a Female Tycoon in the Gilded Age.

Moderated by Esther Crain
American Inspiration Author Series
Annette Gordon-Reed with On Juneteenth

Combining her own scholarship with personal and intimate reflection, Annette Gordon-Reed's new work On Juneteenth explores the history and complex public significance of this national holiday.

Moderated by Lisa Baldez
American Inspiration Author Series
Ann Leary with The Foundling: A Novel

New York Times bestselling author Ann Leary’s new novel The Foundling is based on a discovery she made while researching her own family’s history: an entry in the 1930s census which shed light on the realm of eugenics.

Moderated by Alex Green