The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
is pleased to present
FDR Presidential Library and Home
September 1, 2016
Henry A. Wallace Center at the The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum is pleased to present an author talk and book signing with Marisa J. Futernick, author of 13 PRESIDENTS. The program will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 1, 2016 in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home. Following the presentation, Futernick will be available to sign copies of her book. This event is free and open to the public.
In 2014, Marisa J. Futernick drove nearly ten thousand miles across America, visiting all thirteen of the country’s Presidential libraries along the way. 13 PRESIDENTS is the result: an artist’s book that combines photographs from the journey with a suite of short stories. Mixing fact and fiction, each President from Herbert Hoover to George W. Bush is a protagonist in this collection of unexpected portraits.
The photographs, shot on analogue film, depict the everyday details of the towns that these men are from, including the homes where they were born, and their final resting places. 13 PRESIDENTS weaves together personal narrative with wider cultural