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The Texas Tribune Festival is one of the nation’s largest, most buzzworthy political gatherings. Our three-day festival brings Texans together to address the politics and policy that affect our communities, our schools, our work and our daily lives. We hope you will join us.
Saturday, September 28 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
History Class

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Three bestselling authors on what yesterday tells us about tomorrow.

Presented by and programmed in partnership with Texas Monthly.

This event is part of Open Congress, a free, open-to-the-public street festival held on Austin's historic Congress Ave. on Saturday, Sept. 28. RSVP to attend Open Congress here.

Moderator
avatar for Emily McCullar

Emily McCullar

Assistant Editor at Texas Monthly
McCullar has served as an assistant editor at Texas Monthly since 2017. At Texas Monthly, she has worked as a fact checker, pop culture reporter, essayist and as a make-believe presidential candidate for her satirical series, “The (Fake) Beto Diaries.”

Speakers
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H.W. Brands

Jack S. Blanton Sr. Chair in History at the University of Texas at Austin
Brands joined the University of Texas at Austin, where he holds the Jack S. Blanton Sr. Chair in history, in 2005. He is the author of bestselling books on American history and politics, including “Traitor to His Class” and “The First American,” which were both finalists for... Read More →
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S.C. Gwynne

Former Executive Editor at Texas Monthly and Former Senior Editor at Time
Gwynne was the executive editor at Texas Monthly from 2000 to 2008. Previously, he worked for 12 years at Time magazine, where he served in roles including correspondent, bureau chief, national correspondent and senior editor. Gwynne is the author of the New York Times bestseller... Read More →
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Stephen Harrigan

Writer-at-Large at Texas Monthly
Harrigan is a writer-at-large at Texas Monthly and the author of eleven books, including “The Gates of the Alamo” and, most recently, “Big Wonderful Thing: A History of Texas.” He is also a screenwriter and has written many movies for television. Previously, Harrigan spent... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Texas Monthly Tent Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701

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