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Capital dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868
This companion to Ms. Robert’s bestsellers Founding Mothers and Ladies of Liberty marks the sesquicentennial of the Civil War by offering a look at Washington, D.C. and the experiences, influence, and contributions of its women during that momentous period of American history. Luncheon
Location: Street: The Union League Club, 65 W Jackson Blvd, City: Chicago, Province: Illinois Country: United States (tillagd från IndieBound)… (mer)
Mother-Daughter/Family Tea with author Cokie Roberts — at The Willard
Willard InterContinental and Politics & Prose Literary Series
Celebrated journalist Cokie Roberts’s latest book, Founding mothers: Remembering the Ladies (Harper), is aimed at 8-to-12-year-olds, and recounts the incredible women patriots who orchestrated the American Revolution behind the scenes. Beautifully illustrated by Caldecott Honor-winning artist Diane Goode, this compelling book includes details from these women's letters, private journals, lists, and ledgers.
The Willard InterContinental celebrates its literary roots partnering with famed Washington DC independent bookstore, Politics & Prose on a series of teas and luncheons with notable authors and thinkers. The Series is a nod to the Willard’s literary history as the home away from home for such legendary writers as Walt Whitman, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain, Charles Dickens, Emily Dickinson and Julia Ward Howe. The Series is curated by Politics & Prose, DC’s premiere independent bookstore celebrating thirty years in 2014.
1 Signed Book and 2 Tickets for tea and treats: $110 Additional Signed Book and Ticket for tea and treats: $60
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Street: The Willard InterContinental Hotel Additional: 1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW City: Washington, Province: District Of Columbia Postal Code: 20004 Country: United States (tillagd från IndieBound)… (mer)
A New Perspective on Seder Traditions with Cokie and Steve Roberts
Cokie Roberts diskuterar Our Haggadah: Uniting Traditions for Interfaith Families.; Steve Roberts diskuterar Our Haggadah: Uniting Traditions for Interfaith Families.
A Page from the Book Festival presents A New Perspective on Seder Traditions with Cokie and Steve Roberts. During this interactive program, you will experience a taste of Passover with Cokie and Steve as they take you on a journey through their new book, Our Haggadah: Uniting Traditions for Interfaith Families. Learn how to make your first seder or discover new ways of celebrating Passover with friends and family. You will have the opportunity to taste new Passover recipes, shop local Judaica vendors and visit the Jewish Life and Learning new holiday pushcart. Our Haggadah: Uniting Traditions for Interfaith Families will be sold onsite for $25.00 Cokie Roberts is a political commentator for ABC News and a senior news analyst for NPR. From 1996 to 2002, she and Sam Donaldson co-anchored the weekly ABC interview program, This Week. She is the bestselling author of We Are Our Mothers’ Daughters, Ladies of Liberty, and Founding Mothers. Steve Roberts is the author of From Every End of This Earth and My Fathers’ Houses. He has worked as a journalist for over forty years, and appears regularly as a political analyst on the ABC radio network and National Public Radio. Steve has taught politics and writing at George Washington University for the last 20 years; he often counsels young interfaith couples and has actually performed two weddings. Fees: Couple with book $60.00; Individual with book $35; Individual without book $28. For more info contact: Amy Schaaf, firstname.lastname@example.org and 678-812-3694. (jasbro)… (mer)
Cokie Roberts läser ur Ladiesof Liberty: the Women Who Shaped Our Nation.
Minnesota Public Radio presents Cokie Roberts at the Fitzgerald Theater on Tuesday, September 23rd at 7:00 p.m. Host Kerri Miller talks with Cokie Roberts about her latest book, Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation. The book is a look at the remarkable women who helped build our nation by facing challenges and becoming reformers and advocates for education, orphans and abolition. Roberts will also speak about the contemporary American political scene that she knows so well in her roles as senior news analyst for National Public Radio and as a regular roundtable analyst for ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, August 5th at noon. All tickets are $20.00. There will be an additional $2.50 facility fee added to the price of each ticket. Minnesota Public Radio members receive a discount. (mprfitz)… (mer)
Cokie Roberts läser ur Ladies of Liberty: the Women Who Shaped Our Nation.
POSTPONED - Will update when rescheduled date is available. The National Public Radio and ABC News commentator talks about her new book, Ladies of Liberty: the Women Who Shaped Our Nation with host Keri Miller. (mprfitz)
Political analyst and author Cokie Roberts follows up her bestselling book, Founding Mothers, with a look into the lives and times of the incredible women who have helped shape America. Her new book, Ladies of Liberty, spans the times between the election of John Adams in 1796 and the election of Andrew Jackson in 1828, and features stories on such women as Rebecca Gratz, Sacajawea and Dolley Madison, a strong-willed woman whose bravery and insight shaped the new capital of Washington, DC. This is a ticketed event. To obtain a ticket you must purchase your copy of Ladies of Liberty from Vroman's main store. No phone or Internet orders will be accepted. Tickets are available now at Vroman's main store. If you've already purchased your copy of Ladies of Liberty, please bring in your Vroman's receipt, and we'll give you a ticket. (booksense)… (mer)