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American Inspiration Author Series
Peter Moore with Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: Britain and the American Dream

Explore the origins of the most iconic words and concepts in American history with English historian Peter Moore. His conversation with fellow author Richard Cohen will provide a fuller understanding of our country's colonial past and current ideology. 

Moderated by Richard Cohen
Family History Research
An Introduction to Heraldry for Genealogists

Heraldry is an ancient and compelling visual expression of personal and family identity, and can also be a useful lens through which to research family history.

American Inspiration Author Series
​​​​​​​Emily Franklin with The Lioness of Boston: A Novel

A portrait of late 19th-century Boston and one of its most daring and celebrated women, Isabella Stewart Gardner—the connoisseur and visionary collector who created an inimitable legacy in American art and transformed the city.

Moderated by Claire Messud