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Author Reeve Lindbergh Reflects on Lives of Her Aviator Parents

Image of Charles and Anne Morrow LindberghBrattleboro ~ Reeve Lindbergh, daughter of aviator-authors Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh, will reflect on the contrasts between the public lives of her parents and her own private life in Vermont in a talk at Brooks Memorial Library in Brattleboro on April 3 at 7:00 p.m. Her talk, Two Lives, is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public.

As the spokesperson for one of the most famous families of the 20th century, Lindbergh will discuss the intersection of fame and privacy in the history of the Lindberghs.

Lindbergh is the author of more than two dozen books for children and adults. Her work has appeared in magazines and periodicals including the New York Times Book Review, The New Yorker and The Washington Post. She serves with a number of local, state and national organizations, among them the Charles A and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation, The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation and the Vermont Arts Council. Her most recent book is Two Lives, a collection of essays published in 2018, including reflections about her life in Vermont and the complex history of her family.

About First Wednesdays

The Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays series is held on the first Wednesday of every month from October through May in nine communities statewide, featuring speakers of national and regional renown. Talks in Brattleboro are held at Brooks Memorial Library unless otherwise noted. The program is free, accessible to people with disabilities and open to the public. See the full schedule of Brattleboro First Wednesdays talks.

The statewide underwriters for the First Wednesdays 2018-2019 series are The Alma Gibbs Donchian Foundation, the Windham Foundation, and the Institute of Museum & Library Services through the Vermont Department of Libraries.

“Two Lives” is underwritten by Carole and Geof Gaddis.

Brooks Memorial Library is sponsored by Against the Grain, Brattleboro Auto Body & Detailing, Brattleboro Food Co-op, Brattleboro Savings & Loan and Park Place Financial Advisors, New ChapterThe Richards Group, and Windham World Affairs Council.

For more information, contact Brooks Memorial Library at 802.254.5290 or contact the Vermont Humanities Council at 802.262.2626 or , or visit www.vermonthumanities.org.

About Vermont Humanities Council

The Vermont Humanities Council seeks to engage all Vermonters in the world of ideas, foster a culture of thoughtfulness, and inspire a lifelong love of reading and learning. Because Ideas Matter.