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Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 1:30 pm
1:00PM-1:30PM Research Help

The Steve Schecter Memorial Lecture: 1:30PM
This program is sponsored by JGSGP and the Main Line Reform Temple
Main Line Reform Temple, 410 Montgomery Avenue, Wynnewood, PA 19096

Speaker: Robert Watson, Professor of American Studies, Lynn University

     

Robert Watson, Ph.D. is a professor, author, and media commentator. He has published more than 40 books and hundreds of scholarly articles, book chapters, and encyclopedia/reference essays. His most recent books, America’s First Crisis and The Nazi Titanic have, respectively, won the book of the year in history at the Independent Publishers’ Awards in NYC and been accepted at numerous book festivals throughout the US and internationally. Watson has been interviewed by most major media outlets in the US, including USA Today, New York Times, NBC, and MSNBC, and many major media outlets around the world.

Topic: Hamilton: Man, Myth, Musical… Mensch
Dr. Watson will explore the little-known story of the Founding Father’s Jewish roots and lifelong support of Jews in America, among other topics.
He will also share some stories about the little-known final days of the Holocaust from his book The Nazi Titanic. http://www.nazititanic.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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