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Alexander Robey Shepherd: the Man Who Built the Nation’s Capital
April 8, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Book talk with author John P. Richardson
at the Georgetown Library
Author John P. Richardson discusses the first full-length biography of Shepherd, who as Washington DC’s public works czar (1871–74), built the infrastructure of the nation’s capital in a few frenetic years after the Civil War.