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April 6, 2016

Reminder: Landon Lecture by H.W. Brands at 4:30 p.m. April 7 in McCain

Submitted by Communications and Marketing

H.W. Brands

Kansas State University will kick off a busy spring semester of Landon Lectures with noted historian and author H.W. Brands at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7, in McCain Auditorium.

The Jack S. Blanton Sr. chair in history at the University of Texas, Austin, Brands writes about American history and politics. A best-selling author, his books include "Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt" and "The First American," which were both finalists for the Pulitzer Prize, as well as "The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace," "Andrew Jackson," "The Age of Gold," and "T.R.: The Last Romantic" and more. His writings have been translated into Spanish, French, German, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Czech, Danish and Ukrainian.


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