The popular Tuesday evening lecture series, Labor, Landmarks, and Literature, concludes on Tuesday, March 25th at 6pm at The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen in midtown Manhattan. This is the fourth and final lecture on the Literature component of the series, which this year is focusing on one of the country’s most highly regarded weekly magazines, The Nation. The lecture entitled “The Nation: Politics at the Center of the Storm,” will be given by John Nichols, Washington correspondent for The Nation.
A pioneering political blogger with The Nation’s “Online Beat” and the magazine’s Washington correspondent, John Nichols is one of America’s most respected political writers and experts on impeachment and the Constitution. Mr. Nichols will share stories from the center of the political world, describing life as a Nation correspondent and offering his insights into the 2008 election. John Nichols is the highly respected and oft-quoted Washington correspondent for The Nation. He began writing The Nation’s “Online Beat” in 1999, and his articles have appeared in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and dozens of other newspapers. Nichols is the author of The Genius of Impeachment, as well as a critically-acclaimed analysis of the Florida recount fight of 2000, Jews for Buchanan, and a best-selling biography of Vice President Dick Cheney, Dick: The Man Who is President.
The Nation has engaged the mind of the American public for over 140 years through its coverage of such areas as politics, culture, books, and the arts. Today, The Nation occupies an important place within the political arena with its in-depth discussion of current events, enabling it to thrive online as well as in print.
Advance reservations are strongly recommended, as seating in The General Society Library is limited. Tickets are $15 for non-members, $10 for members, and $5 for students. To register, visit http://generalsociety.org/events/default.asp and scroll down to the bottom of the page.
All lectures will take place at The General Society Library, at 20 West 44th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.