Friday, March 4, 2011

Monday night events

Some options for Monday, March 7:

FDR's Funeral Train: A Betrayed Widow, a Soviet Spy, and a Presidency in the Balance
Author Robert Klara discusses his latest book at Books at the Bar
6 p.m. (reading and signing starts with a cocktail reception)
New York City Bar Association
42 W. 44th Street between 5th and 6th Aves

Linda Gordon: Picturing Women in the Great Depression
The popular image of women during the Great Depression is dominated by rural themes: mothers protecting their families from fierce dust storms and greedy bank managers, Ma Joad from The Grapes of Wrath, and Dorothea Lange’s iconic “Migrant Mother.” But as Denys Wortman’s vivid slice-of-life cartoons of New York in the depression show, urban women were also hit hard by the economic disaster.
6:30 p.m.
$6 when you mention the Writing Life blog
Reservations required: 917-492-3395 or e-mail
Museum of the City of New York
5th Ave at 103rd Street

1 comment:

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