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SOLD OUT: Columbia Club: Free Talk on Presidential Misconduct

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On Thursday, October 17, the Columbia Club of DC will host a talk with James Banner, an alumnus of Yale and Columbia who was a member of Princeton's History Department from 1966 to 1980. Banner will discuss his latest book, Presidential Misconduct: From George Washington to Today, which draws on a study (in which he participated) that was originally prepared for the Impeachment Inquiry of the House Committee of the Judiciary in 1974. This talk will focus on the history — rather than the politics — of presidential misconduct. Attendance is free. 
  
When: Thursday, October 17 | 6:00 — 8:30pm

Where: City Tavern Club | 3206 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007 (Google Maps)

Tickets: This event is FREE, but registration is required through the Columbia Club website. You can reserve your spot by clicking here or visiting: https://dc.alumni.columbia.edu/jamesbanner 
Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing.
 
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About the Speaker
 
James M. Banner, Jrholds a B.A. from Yale and a Ph.D. from Columbia.  He was a member of the history department of Princeton from 1966 to 1980, which he left to found the American Association for the Advancement of the Humanities.  A former Guggenheim Fellow, he is the author of many books and articles in American history, the discipline of history, education, and public affairs. They include To the Hartford Convention: The Federalists and the Origins of Party Politics in Massachusetts, 1789-1815; with Harold C. Cannon,  The Elements of Teaching and The Elements of Learning; and Being a Historian: An Introduction to the Professional World of History. A book on revisionist history, tentatively entitled “Battles over the Past: Revisionist History—What It Is, Why We Have It,” is under contract with Yale University Press.  

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