The Lincoln Depot Museum is pleased to kick off our Fall Lecture Series with noted scholar and author Francis “Frank” Scaturro who will discuss U.S. Grant’s evolving place in history, from General to Politician and President. Mr. Scaturro is the author of the 1998 book President Grant Reconsidered and spearheaded the restoration of Grant’s Tomb in Riverside Park, NY. Mr. Scaturro will also have copies of his book for sale at the event.
Doors open at 1 PM with presentation beginning at 1:30 PM
Admission: $10 per person
Francis “Frank” Scaturro
Frank Scaturro is an author, attorney, and public advocate. He served as Counsel to the Constitution for the Senate Judiciary Committee from 2005 to 2009, where he played a key role on President Bush’s nominations of Chief Justice John Roberts and Associate Justice Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court. Afterwards, he taught courses at Hofstra Law School on Constitutional Law and the Legislative Process. The founder and president of the Grant Monument Association, Frank fought a failed government bureaucracy and pushed for a $1.8 million restoration of Grant’s Tomb. Frank has published a number of books and articles in the area of history and law, including President Grant Reconsidered (1998), a reassessment of Grant’s presidency; The Supreme Court’s Retreat from Reconstruction (2000), an exploration of a key chapter in the history of civil rights; and Public Companies (2002), a book he co-authored on how to be a responsible public company in the wake of the corporate scandals of a decade ago. He is a former associate at Cadwalader, Wickersham, and Taft, a partner at FisherBroyles LLP, and most recently special counsel to the House Select Investigative Panel.