The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson - by R.W. Emerson Institute, Jim Manley, Director -

Events at

The Concord Premiere was a wonderful success.  The house
was filled to the brim and the conversation that followed was

Thank you to Mary Miller and Dan Emerson for their most generous and articulate work in setting up the event.

   And thank you to Richard Grossman, Sarah Wider and David Beardsley
for their illuminating response to a variety of erudite questions.

Following are notes on the conversation by Susan Imholz.
On June 16th The Ralph Waldo
Emerson Institute gathered at the Concord Museum in Concord
Massachusetts for a showing of “Emerson: the Ideal in America”, a
biography of Ralph Waldo Emerson. We were joined by two Emerson
scholars; Professor Sarah Wider from Colgate College, and Richard
Grossman, author of “A Year with Emerson” in discussion after the
viewing. Also present were David Beardsley who wrote and directed
the video, and Jim Manley moderated
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Concord MA Premiere of RWE DocumentaryEmerson: The Ideal in America



  • A celebration of the first public screening in Concord of Emerson: The Ideal in America
  • See the first and only video documentary of Ralph Waldo Emerson and join in a conversation.
  • Saturday, June 16, 2007, 7 pm. at the Concord Museum.
  • Free. Limited seating. First come, first served. Passes required.
  • For more information, view or download a PDF file of the Concord Premiere Invitation
  • To apply for passes, download a PDF file of the Registration Form.
  • To download a file, right-click on the link and choose "Save Link As"
  • Note: the above PDF files require the (free) Adobe Acrobat reader.
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson