• Michael Eric Dyson

    A. Scott Bullitt Lecture in American History presents Michael Eric Dyson

    Famed public intellectual Dr. Michael Eric Dyson presents the 2017 Bullitt Lecture in American History. Recorded on October 13, 2017.

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  • Daniel Okrent

    Daniel Okrent, April 2

    Daniel Okrent, April 2
    The 2012 A. Scott Bullitt Lecture in American History. Historian and journalist Daniel Okrent discusses "Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition" onstage with KUOW Public Radio's Steve Scher.

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  • Jonathan Alter

    Jonathan Alter: The Seattle Public Library's 2009 A. Scott Bullitt Lecture in American History

    Jonathan Alter, Newsweek senior editor and NBC News correspondent, discussed "The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope" on stage with Eric Liu on March 23, 2009 at the Central Library.

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  • Daniel Schorr

    Daniel Schorr presents The Seattle Public Library's 2008 A. Scott Bullitt Lecture in American History

    Award-winning journalist and author Daniel Schorr presents the 2008 A. Scott Bullitt Lecture in American History with local author and news commentator Eric Liu. Schorr discusses topics from his new book, "Come to Think of It: Notes on the Turn of the Millennium" with Liu. The book is a compilation of Schorr's National Public Radio (NPR) commentaries.

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  • Taylor Branch

    Taylor Branch: "Myth and Miracles from the King Years"

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Taylor Branch presented the Library's 2007 A. Scott Bullitt Lecture in American History, a talk titled "Myth and Miracles from the King Years," Tuesday, Jan. 23 at the Central Library.

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