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UVM Professor Looks at Churchill-Roosevelt WWII Relationship

Image of Churchill and Roosevelt in CasablanceEssex Junction ~ University of Vermont History Professor Emeritus Mark A. Stoler will examine the important personal relationship between Britain’s Prime Minister and America’s President during their World War II alliance in a talk at Brownell Library in Essex Junction on May 1 at 7:00 pm. His talk,“Churchill and Roosevelt: The Personal Element in Their Partnership,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public. 

Stoler is professor emeritus at the University of Vermont and co-editor of The Marshall Papers. Dr. Stoler is a distinguished military and diplomatic historian and author of numerous books, including the acclaimed biography of Marshall, George C. Marshall: Soldier-Statesman of the American Century. In addition to teaching at UVM, Stoler has served as a visiting professor at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval War College, the University of Haifa in Israel, the U.S. Military History Institute, Williams College, and Washington & Lee University. He is former president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations and a former trustee of the Society for Military History.

About First Wednesdays

The Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays series is held on the first Wednesday of every month from October through May in nine communities statewide, featuring speakers of national and regional renown. Talks in Essex Junction are held at Brownell Library unless otherwise noted. The program is free, accessible to people with disabilities and open to the public. See the full schedule of Essex Junction First Wednesdays talks.

The statewide underwriters for the First Wednesdays 2018-2019 series are The Alma Gibbs Donchian Foundation, the Windham Foundation, and the Institute of Museum & Library Services through the Vermont Department of Libraries.

“Churchill and Roosevelt” is underwritten by Lisa Schamberg and Pat Robins.

Brownell Library is sponsored by Brownell Library Foundation, Inc., The Essex Agency, Inc.Kolvoord, Overton & Wilson P.C.; Northfield Savings Bank; and RETN.

For more information, contact Brownell Library at 802.878.6955 or contact the Vermont Humanities Council at 802.262.2626 or , or visit www.vermonthumanities.org.

About Vermont Humanities Council

The Vermont Humanities Council seeks to engage all Vermonters in the world of ideas, foster a culture of thoughtfulness, and inspire a lifelong love of reading and learning. Because Ideas Matter.