EventsDemagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy with Larry Tye

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Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy with Larry Tye

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM


American Ancestors and NEHGS together with us at the Boston Public Library present this virtual program in the American Stories, Inspiration Today author series. This is also part of "The Arc of History: Contested Perspectives" series featuring Boston Public Library President David LeonardWe kindly ask that interested patrons please register by visiting this link.

Former Boston Globe reporter and best-selling New York Times author Larry Tye discusses his new biography Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy and the lessons that McCarthy's demagoguery offer for our times. Tye's is a story not just of a senator, but of America's long-standing love affair with bullies. The author will be in conversation with BPL President David Leonard.

To purchase a copy of Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy, please visit program partner Trident Booksellers & Cafe by using this link and the free shipping (media mail only) coupon code BPLSHIP, which can be applied under the "Coupon discount" field in the order form used during checkout. Buyers who would like the author to personalize their copies may note what they’d like Larry Tye to write in the "Order comments" field at the bottom of the order form.

Larry Tye is a New York Times bestselling author whose most recent book is a biography of Robert F. Kennedy, the former attorney general, U.S. senator, and presidential candidate. Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon explores RFK’s extraordinary transformation from cold warrior to fiery leftist.

This virtual author event is free and open the public.

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