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Pulitzer-Prize-Winning Historian David Oshinsky to Deliver "Bellevue: A Look Back at America's Most Influential Public Hospital," Nov. 10 at NYU

November 2, 2009
N-119, 2009-10

MEDIA ADVISORY

Pulitzer-Prize-winning historian David Oshinsky will deliver “Bellevue: A Look Back at America’s Most Influential Public Hospital” on November 10, 5 p.m. at New York University’s Hemmerdinger Hall (100 Washington Square East at Washington Place). The lecture, sponsored by New York University and The Jacob K. Javits Foundation, is free and open to the public, but space is limited. RSVP (required) on the web. For more information, call 212.998.2264.

Reporters interested in attending must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or james.devitt@nyu.edu.

Oshinsky, The Jacob K. Javits Visiting Professor at New York University and a professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin, is a specialist in 20th century U.S. political and cultural history. His most recent book, Polio: An American Story, was awarded the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for History.

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