Osher LLI at FAU Presents Douglas Brinkley

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The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter  will present a lecture by Douglas Brinkley, CNN presidential historian and author, on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute complex at FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Dr., in Jupiter.

Brinkley’s lecture, “An Evening with Douglas Brinkley,” will address his latest book, “American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race.”  As the 50thanniversary of the first lunar landing approaches, Brinkley takes a new look at the space program, former U.S. President John F. Kennedy’s inspiring challenge, and America’s race to the moon.

Brinkley is the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Chair in Humanities and professor of history at Rice University, the CNN presidential historian, a contributing editor at  Vanity Fair  and a  New York Times  best-selling author.

The lecture is sponsored by the René Friedman Distinguished Lecture Series Endowment. Tickets are $50 for members and $65 for non-members. For more information, contact the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at 561-799-8547 or visit www.fau.edu/osherjupiter.