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SOLD OUT! 2018 Joan Marshall Lecture Series: Doris Kearns Goodwin discusses "Leadership in Turbulent Times"

  • Nandua High School 26350 Lankford Highway Onley, VA, 23418 United States (map)

The Doris Kearns Goodwin lecture this Saturday night at Nandua High School in Onley, Va., is officially SOLD OUT. THERE WILL BE NO DOOR SALES. Important reminders for attendees: Come to the main school entrance. All attendees should bring a printout of the order confirmation that was emailed to them - this serves as your ticket. For those of you who purchased VIP tickets, the reception is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; we recommend arriving about 5:15. For those of you who purchased general admission tickets, we do NOT recommend arriving before 6 p.m. Books will be available for sale for $30 each at the event; cash, check, and credit card will be accepted. The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. with a brief Q&A after, then Goodwin will sign for the general public. The amazing response to this event shows your huge interest in Goodwin as well as your kind support of the Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society. We thank you!!

The second installment of the 2018 Joan Marshall Lecture Series will feature world-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin.

Goodwin will discuss her latest book, “Leadership in Turbulent Times,” which incorporates her five decades of scholarship studying former Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, and Lyndon Baines Johnson. The book provides an accessible and essential road map for aspiring and established leaders in every field and for all of us in our everyday lives.

A limited number of VIP tickets are available for $100 each and include a copy of “Leadership in Turbulent Times,” a private book signing reception with Kearns, and prime seating for the lecture.

Tickets to the lecture are $10 for Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society members and $15 for not-yet-members. Books will be available for purchase on site.

To purchase tickets, visit the ticket sales section of this website: Please bring a copy of your ticket purchase receipt to the event as it will serve as your ticket.

The VIP reception will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. Goodwin will sign for the public after the lecture.

This lecture is made possible through a grant from the Jane Batten Donor-Advised Fund of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation.