Jill Lepore

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The circus came to town

In the days leading up to November 2, voters here and across the country heard a lot about the Tea Party — what various wins and losses would mean for the staying power of this relatively new political phenomenon, which candidates represented real Tea
Tea Party
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  November 05, 2010

Pimping his ride

This week, the Paul Revere Memorial Association and the Old South Meeting House kick off a free, month-long lecture series to take place at the latter.
History Dept.
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  September 03, 2010

Interview: Jill Lepore and Jane Kamensky

Long-time friends Jill Lepore and Jane Kamensky didn't set out to write Blindspot, a novel complete with murder, scandal, slave stealing, and some very hot sex.
Two historians pen a bodice ripper
By CLEA SIMON  |  December 02, 2008