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Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates
  • Date: Wednesday, November 07, 2018
  • Time: 5:00 pm
  • Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC

Author Eric Jay Dolin shares true tales of roguish glamour and extreme brutality of piracy in America as he reveals the history of piracy’s “Golden Age,” when lawless pirates such as Blackbeard and Captain Kidd plied the coastal waters of North America and beyond.

A book signing will follow the program. Purchase this book on the day of the event from the National Archives Store and receive a 15% discount (members get 20% off).

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