Upcoming Events:

Thursday, October 17th, 2019  10:30 AM

East Greenwich Leisure Learning

Sunday, October 20th, 2019  2:00 PM

Rivals unto Death:  Hamilton and Burr  

Blackstone Valley Historical Society

1873 Old Louisquisset Pike,
Lincoln, RI

website: https://www.bvhsri.org/events/

Rick Beyer gives a talk about his book on Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr and the three decades of their intertwined political careers and rivalry leading up to the famous duel.  The life of Hamilton and the duel has been in the public eye since Lin-Manuel Miranda created and performed the hit musical

Thursday, November 7th, 2019  5:00 PM

Ghost Army Author Talk

Frances Banta Waggoner Comminity Library

Dewitt, IA

In the summer of 1944, a handpicked group of GIs landed in France to conduct a secret mission. Armed with rubber tanks, fake artillery, and more than a few tricks up their sleeves, they put on a traveling road show of deception on the battlefields of Europe, with the German Army as their audience. From Normandy to the Rhine, the 1,100 men of the Twenty-Third Headquarters Special Troops, known as the Ghost Army, conjured up phony convoys, phantom divisions, and make-believe headquarters to fool the enemy about the strength and location of American units.

Author and documentary filmmaker Rick Beyer presents this amazing story in an engaging multimedia presentation that includes photos, maps, video clips other material