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Date:
December 6, 2018
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
Authors LIVE! is co-sponsored by The Friends of the Highland Park Library, Highland Park United Methodist Church, and The Friends of the SMU Libraries.
Address:
Highland Park United Methodist Church
3300 Mockingbird Lane

Highland Park, TX 75205
Contact:
214-559-9400
Cost:
Free. Guests are welcome.

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Authors LIVE! H. W. Brands author of Heirs of the Founders: The Epic Rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the Second Generation of American Giants

Thursday, December 6


In Heirs of the Founders, New York Times bestselling historian, professor, and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist, H. W. Brands, narrates the story of America’s second generation of political heavyweights and the ways in which their clashes and compromises shaped our democracy.


Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, and John Calhoun took upon themselves the task of completing the unfinished work of the Founding Fathers. In riveting style, Brands unveils the drama of these relationships during a precarious time in early United States history.


Autographed books will be available for purchase before and after the program. The author will personalize his book after the program.


The 7:00 p.m. Authors LIVE! programs are free and open to the public. The 6:00 p.m. Author Reception including a signed copy of the author's book is $30 and must be reserved at least 2 days in advance by contacting HPUMC at 214-523-2240.