Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Ken Mansfield headlines 1968 week in NYC


1968 WEEK

Barnes & Noble Bookstore Upper Westside

Tuesday, March 25 at 7pm


How The Beatles Reflected a Rebellious Year

Charles Kaiser (1968 in America), First U.S. Manager of Apple Records Ken Mansfield (The White Book), Devin McKinney

(Magic Circles: The Beatles in Dream and History),

and music critic Anthony DeCurtis (In Other Words:

Artists Talk About Life and Work)

Wednesday, March 26 at 7pm


Robert Kennedy’s Race for President

New York Times columnist Bob Herbert, writer Pete Hamill,

Newsweek’s Evan Thomas (Robert F. Kennedy: His Life),

and JFK and RFK advisor and former senator Harris Wofford

(Of Kennedys and Kings)

Thursday, March 27 at 7pm

POWER ’68:

Revisiting the Black Power Movement

Peniel E. Joseph (Waiting ‘Til the Midnight Hour:

A Narrative History of Black Power in America),

1968 Olympic gold medalist Tommie Smith (Silent Gesture),

Herb Boyd (Baldwin’s Harlem) and Michael Honey

(Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike,

Martin Luther King’s Last Campaign)

All events are free and open to the public. No reservations. Seating is limited.

For more information call 212-721-5282.


2289 BROADWAY at 82ND Street


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