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UVM Professor Looks at Churchill-Roosevelt WWII Relationship

Norwich ~ 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 Norwich Congregational Church on October 2 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 Norwich are held at Norwich Congregational Church (unless otherwise noted) and are hosted by Norwich Public Library and Norwich Historical Society. All First Wednesdays talks are free and open to the public. See the full schedule of Norwich First Wednesdays talks.

The statewide underwriter for the First Wednesdays 2019-2020 series is the Institute of Museum & Library Services through the Vermont Department of Libraries.

“Churchill and Roosevelt” is underwritten by the University of Vermont Humanities Center.

Norwich Public Library is sponsored by Friends of the Norwich Public Library, The Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation, Mascoma Bank, Norwich Historical Society, and Norwich Square Properties.

For more information, contact Norwich Public Library at 802.649.1184, or contact the Vermont Humanities Council at 802.262.2626 or , or visit www.vermonthumanities.org.

About Vermont Humanities

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