Thursday, October 27, 2011

PAST: Cokie Roberts and Max Byrd discuss "Washington's Liveliest Hostess" Mrs. Henry Adams, Book Signing will follow, TUES, Jan 17th at The National Archives, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, Free

Gilded Age Washington’s Liveliest Hostess
Tuesday, January 17th
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Cokie Roberts joins Max Byrd for a discussion of the letters of Clover Adams, wife of Henry Adams. In her magnificent Washington house, Clover held a salon for politicians and writers including Henry James, General Sherman, and Oscar Wilde. Her perceptive letters expose Washington life and politics in the Gilded Age. A book signing of First of Hearts: Selected Letters of Mrs. Henry Adams will follow the program.

The National Archives

William G. McGowan Theater
on Constitution Ave, NW between 7th &a 9th
Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial

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