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Hometown: A Special Presentation with John K. Bullard
October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
John K. Bullard will speak about his time as Mayor of New Bedford during a tumultuous yet significant period for the commercial fishing industry. This is a special presentation of his new memoir, Hometown. In this deeply moving and thoughtful memoir, Bullard weaves a tale of family legacy intertwined with New Bedford’s pitfalls and promises. Bullard explores the meaning of public service, the greater good, personal responsibility, and the ties that bind people to their hometowns. He grapples with immigration, economics, race, poverty, and politics, but also the deepest conflicts and ambitions as we make our way in the world.