AuthorsLive: G-Man by Beverly Gage
AuthorsLive is pleased to welcome author and scholar Beverly Gage. She will discuss her recently published book, G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century, a nuanced and definitive portrait. The book discusses how as FBI director from 1924 through his death in 1972, Hoover was a confidant, counselor, and adversary to eight U.S. presidents, four Republicans, and four Democrats. G-Man places Hoover back where he once stood in American political history - not at the fringes, but at the center - and uses his story to explain the trajectories of governance, policing, race, ideology, political culture, and federal power as they evolved over the course of the 20th century. A top ten nonfiction book for 2022 by Publisher's Weekly.
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- Tuesday, January 10, 2023
- 7:00pm - 8:00pm
- Marx Family Black Box Theater
Beverly Gage is a professor of 20th-century American History at Yale. She is the author of The Day Wall Street Exploded, which examined the history of terrorism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. She writes frequently for the New York Times, the Washington Post, the New York Times Magazine, and The New Yorker, among other publications.
Diane's Books will be on hand for book sales and signing after the event.