Wednesday, May 1st: Defining American: Past & Present

Defining American: Past & Present
Tenement Museum (108 Orchard St., Manhattan)
7pm
Free

The Daily Show recently took Bill O’Reilly to task for lamenting the rise of a new America, where immigrants are the majority and “traditional Americans” fight for cultural survival. Elliott Kalan, who wrote the sketch, joins Hasia Diner and Annie Polland to tackle what it has meant to be — and become — American.

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