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: Eric Lomazoff

Mount Vernon welcomes author Eric Lomazoff to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss his book Reconstructing the National Bank Controversy: Politics and Law in the Early American Republic on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Tickets for this program will be available starting on Thursday, January 31, 2019.

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Carla McClafferty

Mount Vernon welcomes author Carla McClafferty to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss her book Buried Lives: The Enslaved People of George Washington's Mount Vernon on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Tickets for this program will be available starting on Friday, February 22, 2019.

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Ford Evening Book Talk: Tom Clavin

Mount Vernon welcomes author Tom Clavin to the Robert H. and Clarice Smith Auditorium to discuss his book Valley Forge on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Tickets for this program will be available starting on Thursday, March 7, 2019.

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