A Conversation with Historian & Author Harlow Giles Unger on his biography, Henry Clay: America’s Greatest Statesman
Historian Harlow Giles Unger spoke about his newly released book, Henry Clay: America’s Greatest Statesman. Henry Clay was a Kentucky lawyer, congressman, senator, secretary of state, and four-time presidential candidate, Clay was the youngest congressman ever elected Speaker of the House, and he produced historic compromises that postponed civil war for fifty years. Unger compared the Congress of Clay’s days with today’s legislative body.
How can the state work with cities and towns across the Commonwealth to create a sustainable housing market? Leaders will share how government and other stakeholders are working to address the need for affordable housing in our state.
Join the Kennedy Institute for breakfast and a conversation with Daniel Mulhall, Ireland’s Ambassador to the United States, on the state of U.S. and Irish relations.
A panel discussion and exhibition on income inequality organized by the Humanities Workshop, a consortium of secondary schools in the Greater Boston area that explores pressing issues affecting our community through a humanist lens.