Tour of “Turn Every Page”: Inside The Robert A. Caro Archive

Tour the exhibition “Turn Every Page”: Inside The Robert A. Caro Archive at the New-York Historical Society, the oldest museum in New York City.

The exhibition draws from the archive of renowned biographer Robert A. Caro, which the New-York Historical Society acquired in 2019. Known for his award-winning works on Robert Moses and Lyndon B. Johnson, Caro is one of the country’s premier chroniclers of political power.

“Turn Every Page”: Inside The Robert A. Caro Archive will chronicle the arc of Caro’s career, from his early days as a student journalist at Princeton to his later work as an investigative reporter for Newsday.

The exhibition will include:

  • Never-before-seen items in the exhibition include Caro’s research notebooks, handwritten interview notes, scrapbooks, photographs, and original manuscript pages.

  • One of Caro’s Smith Corona Electra 210 typewriters, used by the author to pen the stories of some of the most crucial events and people in American history during the 20th century.

About this Event:

Tour the exhibition “Turn Every Page”: Inside The Robert A. Caro Archive at the New-York Historical Society, the oldest museum in New York City. The exhibition draws from the archive of renowned biographer Robert A. Caro, which the New-York Historical Society acquired in 2019. Known for his award-winning works on Robert Moses and Lyndon B. Johnson, Caro is one of the country’s premier chroniclers of political power.

“Turn Every Page”: Inside The Robert A. Caro Archive will chronicle the arc of Caro’s career, from his early days as a student journalist at Princeton to his later work as an investigative reporter for Newsday.

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