J. L. BELL is a Massachusetts writer who specializes in (among other things) the start of the American Revolution in and around Boston. He is particularly interested in the experiences of children in 1765-75. He has published scholarly papers and popular articles for both children and adults. He was consultant for an episode of History Detectives, and contributed to a display at Minute Man National Historic Park.

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Friday, April 03, 2009

Author Events at the A.A.S. in April

The American Antiquarian Society in Worcester has a couple of free public programs coming up featuring
authors on Revolutionary Boston:

  • Tuesday, 7 April: Jane Kamensky and Jill Lepore discuss their historical novel Blindspot.
  • Tuesday, 21 April: Ira Stoll, author of Samuel Adams: A Life, discusses “Why Samuel Adams Matters.”
Both programs take place at 7:30 P.M. in the big hall, 185 Salisbury Street.

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