Presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin will be speaking at La Salle University this evening, the signature event highlighting the school’s 150th anniversary.
Her speech, titled “Civil War and Philadelphia,” begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Tom Gola Arena at Hayman Center on campus. Admission is by ticket only and the event is sold out.
But to see it web-streamed, go to http://www.lasalle.edu/150/goodwin/ and register.
Members of La Salle’s anniversary committee wanted to highlight the university’s relationship with Philadelphia and the university’s founding during the Civil War, said spokesman Jon Caroulis. The school was founded in 1863; it became a university in 1984.