Thursday, January 11. Russell Shorto, Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom. Shorto tells a story of the American Revolution through six very different lives: British, African, Seneca, colonial; men and women; famous and obscure. A master in the field of “narrative history,” he is also the author of six other award-winning books, including The Island at the Center of the World, and a contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine.
All lectures take place in the Iselin Wing at John Jay Homestead. Registration and refreshments begin at 6:30 pm. Lectures begin at 7 pm.
$25; $20 for members. Limited free seating is available for students.