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Montclair Public Library Auditorium

50 S. Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
973-744-0500 ext. 2257 www.montclirlibrary.org/friends

November 2019

Open Book/ Open Mind: The Guarded Gate

November 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Montclair Public Library Auditorium, 50 S. Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Daniel Okrent, a journalist at The New York Times, will discuss his book THE GUARDED GATE: Bigotry, Eugenics, and the Law That Kept Two Generations of Jews, Italians, and Other European Immigrants Out of America with Montclair author, reporter, columnist, TV Analyst and lecturer Jonathan Alter. About the book: by the widely celebrated New York Times bestselling author of Last Call—the powerful, definitive, and timely account of how the rise of eugenics helped America close the immigration door to “inferiors” in the 1920s. A forgotten, dark chapter…

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