An Evening With Gary Ginsberg "First Friends: The Powerful, Unsung (And Unelected) People Who Shaped Our Presidents"

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Zion-Benton Public Library

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Author Gary Ginsberg's new book, "First Friends," examines White House history as told through the stories of the best friends and closest confidants of American presidents such as Lincoln and Joshua Speed, FDR and Daisy Suckley, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, and Bill Clinton and Vernon Jordan. "First Friends" is an engaging look into the lives of Commanders-in-Chief and how their presidencies were shaped by those they held most dear. Ginsberg provides insights into the lives of the men who held the most powerful political office in the world by looking at the friends on whom they relied.

Presented in partnership with multiple Illinois libraries.

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Event Type(s): Adult Program
Katie Scardino