Professor Jill Lepore
Historian, Harvard University
Moderation: Professor Elisabeth Bronfen
History of the United States of America
Historical Library of the Gerda Henkel Foundation
The award-winning historian Jill Lepore narrates the history of the USA from its beginnings to today’s superpower in her book ‘These Truths’. We talk to the author about her portrait of a nation and her plea for liberal America.
Lecture and discussion in English.
Jill Lepore, born in 1966, is a professor of American history at Harvard University as well as a staff writer at ‘The New Yorker’ magazine. She has received more than half a dozen prizes for her books, and was a finalist for the National Book Award as well as the Pulitzer Prize. Her magnum opus ‘These Truths’ could be found on American bestseller lists for weeks.
Pictures of the event
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