The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington invites you to join us for our monthly Ford Evening Book Talk, which features authors and historians discussing their latest books about George Washington and our nation’s Founding era. Lectures are free and open to the public, and books will be available for purchase.

Mount Vernon has enjoyed a very special relationship with the Ford Motor Company dating back more than 90 years. We are grateful for their generous support and we applaud their abiding respect for American heritage.

 

 

Ford Evening Book Talk: Brad Meltzer

Mount Vernon welcomes author Brad Meltzer to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss his book The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Tickets for this program will be available starting on Wednesday, May 8, 2019.

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Ryan Cole

Mount Vernon welcomes author Ryan Cole to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss his book Light-Horse Harry Lee: The Rise and Fall of a Revolutionary Hero on Tuesday, August 13, 2019. Tickets for this program will be available starting on Wednesday, June 5, 2019.

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Harlow Giles Unger

Mount Vernon welcomes author Harlow Giles Unger to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss his book Thomas Paine and the Clarion Call for American Independence on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. Tickets for this program will be available starting on Thursday, June 27, 2019.

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Joanne B. Freeman

Mount Vernon welcomes author Joanne B. Freeman to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss her book The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War on Thursday, October 3, 2019. Tickets for this program will be available starting on Wednesday, August 14, 2019.

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