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Cocktails & Conversations: “The Plot Against America”

June 17, 2020 · 5:00 pm6:30 pm · via Zoom – Registration Required

Center for Collaborative History

The Center for Collaborative History hosts a fun (and academic) discussion on HBO’s “The Plot Against America.”  The discussion will feature the following panelists:

Kevin Kruse, Professor of History
Federico Marcon, Associate Professor of East Asian Studies and History
Philip Nord, Rosengarten Professor of Modern and Contemporary History
Daniel T. Rodgers, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History, Emeritus
Esther Schor, Leonard L. Milberg ’53 Professor of American Jewish Studies and Professor of English
Sean Wilentz, George Henry Davis 1886 Professor of American History; Professor of History
Julian Zelizer, Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, Class of 1941 Professor of History and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School

Moderated by: Sheldon Garon, Nissan Professor in Japanese Studies; Professor of History and East Asian Studies

Host: Jennifer Loessy, Manager, Center for Collaborative History

Registration is required in order to participate. To register, visit: https://princeton.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYqdOiqqD8vHdByIXtCIuGwifgWLv0BVNs

The Plot Against America is an American is an alternate history drama television miniseries created and written by David Simon and Ed Burns, based on the 2004 novel of the same name by Philip Roth. The show centers around a working-class Jewish family in New Jersey watches the political rise of aviator-hero and xenophobic populist Charles Lindbergh, as he becomes president and turns the nation toward fascism.

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