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Richard Smith

 “Stark Mad Abolitionists: Concord and The Fugitive Slave Law of 1850,” Join Concord historian Richard Smith as he tells the story of Concord and the Fugitive Slave Law. The well known Concordians are part of the story, but some of their lesser known friends and neighbors, male and female, black and white, also took part in the resistance!  Great for high school, college classes. Sponsored by The Write Connection at Thoreau Farm, in partnership with the Thoreau Society.

 

Ivy Meeropol is a writer and filmmaker. Her latest film, “Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn,” examines Cohn’s relationship with Donald Trump and his influence on the execution of her grandparents Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.

A conversation with Filmmaker Ivy Meeropol about her latest film, “Bully. Coward. Victim.: The Story of Roy Cohn.” Ivy is the granddaughter of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg and was joined by her father Michael Meeropol in this interview with Margaret Carroll-Bergman, executive director of Thoreau Farm. Students interested in social justice and how antisemitism and fear of communism created a climate to send a civilian couple to the electric chair. Sponsored by The Write Connection at Thoreau Farm, in partnership with the Thoreau Society.

 

Eric Weiner is the author of “The Socrates Express.”

N.Y. Times bestselling author Eric Weiner talks about his latest book, “The Socrates Express,” with Thoreau Society executive director Michael Frederick. Sponsored by The Write Connection at Thoreau Farm, in partnership with The Thoreau Society .

Arctic Explorer Lawrence Millman

Arctic Explorer and writer Lawrence Millman, author of “Goodbye, Ice,” talks about poetry, climate change and the Arctic. Sponsored by The Write Connection at Thoreau Farm, in partnership with the Thoreau Society! Co-Sponsored by the Concord Festival of Authors.

Watch Henry Thoreau’s and Al Gore’s Climate Reality, as part of Climate Reality’s 24 Hours of Reality: Countdown to the Future at Thoreau Farm. Sponsored by The Write Connection at Thoreau Farm, in partnership with the Thoreau Society.