The Philanthropy of Andrew Carnegie
Join biographer David Nasaw in this Kahn Humanities Lecture as he shares the story of how Andrew Carnegie amassed his fortune and why he committed so
much of it to building almost 2,000 public libraries worldwide, including several
BPL branches. Click here to RSVP.
Sunday, Mar 2, 1 pm
Dweck Center at Central Library
This lecture is made possible by The Kahn Endowment for Humanities Programs.
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