Breakout #2: THE HISTORIAN’S CALLING

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Join three exceptional, award-winning historians: JONATHAN EIG, author of the recent biography King: A Life; DREW GILPIN FAUST, author of This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War; and TIYA MILES, author of All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, A Black Family Keepsake, among many other books, for a wide-ranging conversation with veteran journalist and author TODD PURDUM about why they do what they do, how they find their topics, the surprising joys of their craft, how and when they really know they have found the truth in the story they are telling, the responsibility of the historian, and more.

July 22
11:00 am — 12:00 pm

TBD

Drew Gilpin Faust, Jonathan Eig, Tiya Miles, Todd Purdum

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