Commentator David Brooks To Speak At Plimoth Patuxet Fundraiser

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New York Times columnist David Brooks will b e the keynote speaker for  Plimoth Patuxet Museums’ 75th anniversary fundraiser on Oct. 15 at the Museum’s Hornblower Visitor Center.

Brooks is one of America’s most prominent political commentators. In addition to his bi-weekly opinion column for the New York Times, he is a regular analyst on “PBS NewsHour” and on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered.” He is the author of several books, including the New York Times bestseller, “The Road to Character;” “The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life;” The Social Animal;” “On Paradise Drive” and “Bobos in Paradise.” He worked at The Wall Street Journal for nine years and has written for The New Yorker, Forbes, The Washington Post and many other periodicals.

Plimoth Patuxet’s 75th anniversary event illuminates the rich legacy and achievements of this acclaimed museum’s educational mission.

In addition to the keynote speaker, the evening will consist of a reception, live music and an intimate dinner presented by celebrated James Beard-finalist chef, Will Gilson. Jared Bowen, GBH Arts Editor, Emmy award-winning host of the weekly television series, “Open Studio” and special correspondent for the PBS NewsHour will emcee the event. Rose Styron, poet and human rights activist, will present an award that evening. Plimoth Patuxet Trustee, Martha S. Mugar is the Event Chair and Visionary Sponsor.

Eastern Bank is the event’s Lead Sponsor, and WGBH is the Media Partner. For more information about this anniversary celebration event and to purchase tickets, visit