Angels and Ages Adam Gopnik talked about Angels and Ages: A Short Book about Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life (Knopf; January 27, 2009). The book is an examination of… read more

Angels and Ages Adam Gopnik talked about Angels and Ages: A Short Book about Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life (Knopf; January 27, 2009). The book is an examination of the lives of Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin, who were born on the same date, February 12, 1809. Mr. Gopnik profiles both men’s personal and public lives and the effect they had on how the world would think in the future. Following his remarks he responded to questions from audience members.

Adam Gopnik is the author of Through the Children’s Gate and Paris to the Moon. He has been a writer for The New Yorker for the past twenty years, where he has been a three-time recipient of the National Magazine Award for Essays and for Criticism. close

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Program ID:
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 28, 2009 | 11:18am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 29, 2009 | 2:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Mar 28, 2009 | 11:18am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 28, 2009 | 7:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 29, 2009 | 2:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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