Academic Speaker Series


This library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents.

10 Wayne Fisher Dr.

Martin, TN 38238

Click for Map and Directions



(731) 881-7065

(731) 881-7060

Academic Speaker Series


Featured Speaker: David Kennedy

Thursday, November 2 , 2006 - "Freedom From Fear"


David Kennedy is the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History at Stanford University. A native of Seattle, Dr. Kennedy received his B.A. from Stanford University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University . The author of numerous books and articles, Dr. Kennedy is recognized as one of the leading scholars of the modern United States, particularly the eras of the two world wars. Among numerous honors, his Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 won the Pulitzer Prize for History and his Birth Control in America: The Career of Margaret Sanger received the Bancroft Prize. He will speak on Freedom From Fear on Thursday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Watkins Auditorium of the Boling University Center.