An Evening With Stephen Kinzer

What do Jimmy Kimmel and Mark Twain have in common? In addition to being very funny men, both challenged a leading politician on some of the most pressing issues of their day.

In his new book, The True Flag, award-winning foreign correspondent Stephen Kinzer reveals how Mark Twain tried to thwart Theodore Roosevelt’s push for the American invasion of Cuba and the Philippines and how the Spanish-American war became the first chapter in our long, complicated history of international intervention. In his upcoming talk at the Public Library of Brookline, Kinzer will take us back to Twain and Roosevelt’s time to show us how the power of the press and “fake news” shaped our past as it does the present.

Join us in Hunneman Hall at the Brookline Village Library on Monday, December 4 at 7 PM for “An Evening with Stephen Kinzer.”

Our community bookstore, Brookline Booksmith, will be on hand to sell books.  This event, sponsored by the Trustees of the Brookline Library, is free and open to the public.
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Monday, December 4, 2017

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Brookline Village - Hunneman Hall
361 Washington Street, Brookline, MA 02445, United States


Hunneman Hall is located on the second floor of the Brookline Village Library. To access, use one of the main entrances, which are equipped with ramps and door openers, followed by the elevator in the atrium. This venue is equipped with assistive listening transmitters and devices, available upon request.

Need aids or accommodations? Email our administration team or give us a call at 617-730-2360 for more information.

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