Lifelong Learners: Hip-Hop Hamilton and the Rest of America’s Founding FathersTuesday November 20, 2018
1:00 PM until 2:30 PM
Stephen Spignesi, retired professor and author of 499 Facts About Hip-Hop Hamilton and the Rest of America’s Founding Fathers, will present a program based on his book. His talk provides fascinating facts about 12 of America’s Founders – George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, James Madison, John Jay, James Monroe, Thomas Paine, Patrick Henry, Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and Alexander Hamilton, who is the subject of the hit Broadway musical, “Hamilton.”
Stephen Spignesi, a retired Practitioner in Residence from the University of New Haven, has written over 70 books, covering historical biography, popular culture, television, film, American and world history, and contemporary fiction. He is also a poet, screenwriter, and musician, and is considered a world authority on Stephen King, The Beatles, Robin Williams, Woody Allen, The Andy Griffith Show, ER, and other TV shows and popular culture subjects.
Lifelong Learners programs are co-sponsored by Stratford Senior Services & Stratford Library. All programs are free and open to the public.
Location: Baldwin Center
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