Wed, Oct 23|
The Game: Harvard, Yale, and America in 1968
Join author George Howe Colt to hear about this interesting part of American history!
Time & Location
Oct 23, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
The Jenks , 109 Skillings Road, Winchester, MA
About the Event
The Game: Harvard, Yale, and America in 1968 tells the story of the Harvard-Yale football game, the legendary 29-29 tie that rates as one of the ten most exciting games in college football history. Join author George Colt as he discusses how this group of young men navigate through very historical events. His book reaches beyond football and examines a watershed year in American history: the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy, rioting at the Democratic National Convention, the Tet Offensive, increasing racial tension. George Howe Colt also wrote The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home, a New York Times Notable Book and a finalist for the 2003 National Book Award. In addition, he authored Brothers, winner of the 2013 Massachusetts Book Award for nonfiction, and November of the Soul, a critically acclaimed study of suicide. Books available for purchase/signing.