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Author Talk / The House Tells the Story: Homes Of The American Presidents

  • YALE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY 1111 Chapel Street New Haven, CT, 06510 United States (map)

Celebrated historian David McCullough, b.a. 1955, Hon. 1998, and artist and author Adam Van Doren discuss their recent collaboration on the book The House Tells the Story: Homes of the American Presidents (David R. Godine, 2015). Join them on a tour of presidential homes across the United States, including those of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy, and George H. W. Bush, among others. Van Doren’s paintings and illustrated letters from these homes are included in a slide presentation. Followed by a book signing.