Macy's Sunday Story Time: Sisters of Scituate Light

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 11:30
Sun, October 6th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Sisters of Scituate Light by Stephen Krensky
Armed with only a fife and a drum, Rebecca and Abbie Bates save their town from a British Raiding party during the War of 1812. Read and sing along during story time to learn exactly how they became heroes overnight!

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.

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James Madison

Richard Brookhiser
Benno Schmidt (moderator)
Tue, 10/25/2011 - 18:30
Tue, October 25th, 2011 | 7:30 pm


Carl Menges

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James Madison was one of the most influential and integral figures in American history: he collaborated on the Federalist Papers and the Bill of Rights, assembled one of the nation’s first political parties and took to the battlefield during the War of 1812, becoming the last president to lead troops in combat. Richard Brookhiser presents a vivid portrait of the “Father of the Constitution,” an accomplished yet humble statesman who nourished Americans’ fledgling liberty.

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