Monday, March 2nd
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
219 W 40th Street (7th & 8th)
6:30 p.m. refreshments
7:00 p.m. program
Author, most recently, of "Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion"
, for which he won this year's Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize
Harold Holzer is the preeminent scholar and historian on Abraham Lincoln and has written extensively about the former president and about the political culture in America
in the Civil War era.
Moderator Mitch Lebe
will discuss with Mr. Holzer the crux of the new book: Lincoln's complicated relationship with the press
Author, editor, or contributor to nearly 50 books and hundreds of articles, Mr. Holzer appears frequently on TV and on the lecture circuit to share his extensive knowledge about
Lincoln and how he and his presidency influenced - and was influenced by - the politics of Civil War.
Free for Press Club members and CUNY students/alums
. RSVP required