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*DIGITAL* The Presidents vs. the Press: The Endless Battle Between the White House and the Media

November 13
7:00 pm


Vermont Humanities Digital Channels
Podium at the White House
Please note: this free event will be held on the Digital Programs portion of our website, our Facebook page, and our YouTube channel. The talk is part of our Fall Conference 2020.

How did we go from journalism as a trusted form of information to an era of “fake news” and “alternative facts”? Presidential historian Harold Holzer examines the tension between chief executives and their chief critics, from George Washington to the present.

About Harold Holzer

Harold Holzer, winner of The 2015 Gilder-Lehrman Lincoln Prize, is one of the country’s leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era. Holzer served for six years (2010–2016) as Chairman of The Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation. President Bush awarded Holzer the National Humanities Medal in 2008. In 2013, Holzer wrote an essay on Lincoln for the official program at the re-inauguration of President Obama. He is now co-chairman of The Lincoln Forum.

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Website:
vermonthumanities.org/democracy

Organizer

Richelle Franzoni
Phone:
(802) 262-1355