Esteemed historian William Chafe, longtime Duke faculty member and cofounder of the Center for Documentary Studies, is on a national book tour for his latest work, Bill and Hillary: The Politics of the Personal (Farrar, Straus and Giroux). In a starred review, Publisher’s Weekly described the book as ”a superior portrait of how the personal dynamic between the Clintons affected their achievements in public life.” Chafe will give two local readings in Pittsboro and Durham, North Carolina; a reception at CDS will follow the Durham reading on October 13:
Tuesday, October 9, 6:30 p.m.
220 Market Street, Fearrington Village
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Saturday, October 13, 7 p.m.
720 9th Street
Durham, North Carolina
Reception to follow at the Center for Documentary Studies, 1317 W. Pettigrew St., Durham, North Carolina. Directions.
CDS director Tom Rankin recently interviewed Chafe about his work and the process of writing The Politics of the Personal.