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The Gilded Age: Past and Present

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The Breakers 44 Ochre Point Ave
Newport, RI 02840
April 13, 2023 6:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Tickets on sale March 1
  • Live at the Great Hall of The Breakers and via Zoom video conference
  • Virtual attendance is available, you will receive your zoom link 24 hours in advance
  • Please arrive at The Breakers in time to be seated for the Lecture
  • Advance registration required.
Ticket Type Price
Single Program Purchase: in-person $20
Single Program Purchase: in-person, Members $15
Zoom: Single Program (members and non-members) $10
Zoom: all 6 lectures $50

Are we living in a second Gilded Age? With this question in mind, Dr. Michael Patrick Cullinane will explore the transformative years of the late 19th and early 20th century when migration, technology and mass production changed everything and left a lasting legacy for our world today.

Event thumbnail photo credit: “Labor’s Idea of Elevating Itself,” J.S. Pughe, J. Ottmann Lith. Co., 1902. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division.

Dr. Michael Patrick Cullinane, Professor of History, Dickinson State University

Dr. Michael Patrick Cullinane is Professor of History and the Lowman Walton Chair in Theodore Roosevelt Studies at Dickinson State University. He is an award-winning author and the host of the popular podcast “The Gilded Age and Progressive Era.”

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