Ford Hall Forum Collection, 1910-2013 (MS113)

Title

Ford Hall Forum Collection, 1910-2013 (MS113)

Creator

Ford Hall Forum

Description

The Ford Hall Forum Collection documents the history of the nation’s longest running free public lecture series. The Forum has hosted some the most notable figures in the arts, science, politics, and the humanities since its founding in 1908. The collection, which spans from 1908 to 2013, includes of 85 boxes of materials related to the Forum's administration, lectures, fund raising, partnerships, and its radio program, the New American Gazette.

The digital files are being moved to: https://dc.suffolk.edu/fordhall

Source

View the finding aid to the Ford Hall Forum Collection for more information (PDF).

 

Language

English

Collection Items

The United States has seen a consistent increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism, with one out of every 150 children now affected by…

Wendy Kaminer, lawyer, social critic, and former American Civil Liberties Union national board member, and Peter Kadzis, Executive Editor of The…

Maggie Gallagher, President of the Institute for Marriage and
Public Policy, argues that to the only way to win the gay marriage debate is to win…

Sister Helen Prejean, C.S.J., author of Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States and The Death of Innocents:…

Najim Azadzoi, Nick Mills, Paul Fitzgerald, and Elizabeth Gould discuss the roots of the current crisis in Afghanistan and how to move toward a better…

As a lawyer, scholar, and civil rights activist. Professor Anita F. Hill, Brandeis University, has shed light on the legal and social forces shaping…

Rami Khouri is a Beirut-based internationally syndicated columnist, Director of the Islam Fares Institute of Public Policy and International Affairs…

After suffering from decades from severe depression, substance abuses problems, and hospitalizations, Kitty Dukakis now credits her recovery to…

President Bush has quietly claimed the authority to disobey more than 750 laws enacted since he took office, asserting that he has the power to set…

Garrison Keillor, author, storyteller, humorist, and creator of the weekly radio show A Prairie Home Companion, joins us tonight to share from his…

From billion-dollar nonprofits to single person causes, there is a growing worldwide movement of organizations dedicated to restoring the environment…

Real and predicted calamities during the last decade have placed a sharp focus on America’s need to prepare for disaster. In particular, Hurricane…

From Watergate to the confirmation hearings of Samuel Alito, from the Reagan Revolution to war in Iraq – the highly praised and award-winning coverage…

After Sept. 11th, the Bush administration declared that we must bring freedom to the Middle Eastern nations that threaten us; thus, the Forward…

Ethan Guttmann, author of Losing the New China: A Story of American Commerce, Desire and Betrayal, former Foreign Policy Analyst at the Brookings…

John Darnton, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, best-selling author of Neanderthal, The Experiment and, most recently, The Darwin Conspiracy, and…

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