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Nov 3, 2013


To commemorate the 150th anniversary of The Gettysburg Address the Harrison Public Library is hosting a discussion with David Carlyon, writer and scholar. The event is made possible through the Speakers Bureau of the New York Council for the Humanities. Come explore how the Gettysburg Address asks what it means to be an American. Join a conversation that President Lincoln began and that continues today.

David Carlyon is a writer and independent scholar. He has a Ph.D. in theater history from Northwestern University and was a clown with Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. He has been an Equity actor and playwright, graduated from the University of Michigan, served as a military policeman, then graduated from Berkeley Law. His award-winning Dan Rice: The Most Famous Man You've Never Heard Of, is a biography and cultural history of 19th-century America.

Presented by: Harrison Public Library




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