A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

That Was the Day That Was


Gene Weingarten spent six years researching the thousands of things that happened on one specific day in history, December 28, 1986, and he proved there is no such thing as "just an ordinary day."


Panelist
Gene Weingarten

Gene Weingarten is a Washington Post journalist. He writes long-form stories as well as Below the Beltway, the weekly syndicated humor column. His previous books include "I’m With Stupid: One Man....


Book:
One Day
The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary 24 Hours in America
Gene Weingarten
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
Penguin
September 2020
ISBN 9780399185830
Paperback, 384 pages
$17.00, INSTORE
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