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West Chester University’s President’s Speaker Series Presents Doris Kearns Goodwin
Saturday, March 23, at 8 p.m.
West Chester University’s Presidential Speaker Series welcomes Pulitzer Prize-winning author and also presidential chronicler, Doris Kearns Goodwin. Goodwin will certainly stop on Saturday, March 23, at 8 p.m. in the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, Philips Memorial Building, 700 S. High Street, West Chester. Orchestra tickets are $27 and balcony tickets are $22. Visit www.urbanbreathnyc.comtix.com to reserve your ticket or contact 610-436-2266.
Doris Kearns Goodwin has actually invested the last 5 years examining Amerihave the right to presidents, bringing history alive by examining the leadership triumphs and also tribulations that have shaped our nation. Her books include: Lyndon Johnboy and also the American Dream, 1977; The Fitzgeralds and also the Kennedys: An Amerideserve to Saga, 1987; No Ordinary Time: Franklin and also Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II, 1994 (Pulitzer Prize); Wait Till Next off Year: A Memoir, 1997; Eincredibly Four Years: Presidential Campaign Coverage from 1896 to 2000, 2000; Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, 2005; The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and also the Golden Age of Journalism, 2013. Her brand-new book, Leadership in Turbulent Times, about the lives of Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnboy, was released in September of 2018.
Well known for her tv appearances, Goodwin is commonly checked out in documentaries and also on news shows favor Face the Nation. For her work-related, she has actually been awarded the Pulitzer Prize and has actually topped the New York Times Best Sellers list. The Fitzgeraldsand theKennedyswas adapted into an award-winning five-part tv miniseries, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and also theGolden Age of Journalism won the Carnegie Medal and also is being emerged right into a film. Goodwin’sTeam of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincolnoffered as the basis for Steven Spielberg’s hit film Lincoln, and also was awarded the prestigious Lincoln Prize, the inaugural Book Prize forAmerican History from the New York Historical Society, and also the Lincoln Leadership Prize. Goodwin graduated magna cum laude from Colby College. She earned a doctorate level in Government from Harvard College, wbelow she has also taught.
Kearns’s visit is part of the University’s President’s Speaker Series, previously well-known as the Philips Lecture Series. The Philips Lecture Series was initially funded via an endowment created by George Morris Philips, WCU’s president from 1881-1920. According to Philips’s will, the endowment would certainly be offered for student scholarships and also “for bringing to the college distinguished researchers, scholars, or statesmen.” The series is currently funded via the WCU Foundation.
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Past speakers incorporate Jane Pauley, Linda Ronstadt, Bob Woodward, Elie Wiesel, Maya Angelou, among many kind of others.