Tuesday, September 22, 2020 from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
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 New York Archives Magazine and the New York State Writers Institute are proud to present acclaimed author and Lincoln scholar

Harold Holzer
interviewed by
Paul Grondahl

September 22 
12:30 p.m. 

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Join NYS Writers Institute Director Paul Grondahl and author Harold Holzer as they discuss insights from Harold's new book, examining the dual rise of the American presidency and the media that shaped it.

About The speakers

Harold Holzer is the Jonathan F. Fanton Director of The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College in New York City, a post he assumed in 2015 after 23 years as senior vice president of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. He also served for six years as chairman of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation, and the previous 10 years as co-chair of the U.S. Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, appointed by President Bill Clinton. In 2008, Holzer was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President George W. Bush. Harold  is also an Archives Trust Board Member and host of the Empire State Archives & History Award event.  Learn more at HaroldHolzer.com. 

Photo: Harold Holzer (right) receives the
2017 Empire State Archvies & History Award
from Stephen Lang and Harold's grandson Charles.

 Paul Grondahl is the Director of the New York State Writers Institute at   the University at Albany and a former longtime reporter at the Albany Times   Union, where he still writes a weekly column. He is the author of several   books, including political biographies of Albany Mayor Erastus Corning   2nd and Theodore Roosevelt’s early political career in Albany.


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