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Hot Time in the Old Town: The Great Heat Wave of 1896 and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt

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Time Out says

Author Edward Kohn explains how then–NYC Police Commissioner Teddy Roosevelt provided cool relief to the city's poor during a deadly heat wave, and rode his resulting popularity to a storied political career. After the talk historian Jeff Richman will lead a trolley tour to graves of the heat wave's victims. Reservations are available online or by phone.

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Event website:
green-wood.com
Address:
Contact:
718-210-3080
Price:
book talk free; trolley ride $20, members $10
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