The Bullitt Lectures in American History 2023

The Bullitt Lectures in American History 2023

Dr. Blair LM Kelley: "The Roots of the Black Working Class."

Join us to hear award-winning historian Dr. Blair LM Kelley discuss the roots of the Black working class.

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Timothy Egan: “A Fever in the Heartland."

Award-winning author Timothy Egan discusses the Ku Klux Klan’s rise to power during the 1920s, and the woman who stopped them.

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Past Events

Watch and listen to past A. Scott Bullitt Lectures in American History, dating back to 2007.

Program Sponsors and Partners

The A. Scott Bullitt Lecture in American History is made possible by a generous gift from the late Priscilla Bullitt Collins in honor of her father, A. Scott Bullitt. This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsor Gary Kunis, and media sponsor The Seattle Times, and presented in partnership with The Elliott Bay Book Co.