Author Thomas Fleming on "The Real Uncle Tom and the Unknown South He Helped Create"

2013 Lecture/Symposia Series

Author Thomas Fleming on \

Thursday, May 23, 2013 | 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Join us for a talk and book signing with renowned historian Thomas Fleming on the astonishing story of the pre-Civil War South's immense wealth and how it was achieved. This talk is adapted from the author's new book, A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War.

Presentation will be followed by Q&A, book signing and reception. Reservations required. Admission is free for Museum members, or $15 for non-members. For additional information, please contact Tempris Small at 212-908-4110 or

buy tickets