Published: Oct. 9, 2019 By

Headshot of Patty Limerick

Patty Limerick, faculty director of the Center of the American West. Photo by Casey Cass/CU Boulder.

Patty Limerick, faculty director of CU Boulder's Center of the American West, will be in New York Oct. 13 bringing her historical expertise to a modern hot-topic: the legacy of President Donald Trump.

Alongside Watergate journalist Bob Woodward and historians Anette Gordon-Reed and Sean Wilentz, Limerick will discuss the current presidential administration in a 90-minute panel moderated by CNN journalist and The New Yorker staff writer Jeffrey Toobin.

Trump: The Judgement of History” will be part of the 20th anniversary of The New Yorker Festival. Limerick’s panel is Sunday, Oct. 13, at 11 a.m. eastern time (9 a.m. mountain) at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater in New York.

The festival, running Oct. 11–13, features major names from politics to art, including science communicator Bill Nye, NPR Fresh Air host Terry Gross and US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.