Tuesday June 6, 2017
7:00 PM until 8:45 PM
Author Stephen Puleo to talk about his book "American Treasures". Admission is Free – All Are Welcome
Stephen Puleo’s sixth book focuses on the never-before-told story of how the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Gettysburg Address, and many other critical documents were secretly relocated from the Library of Congress to other places for safekeeping in 1941 and 1942, when U.S. political and military leaders feared an attack on Washington D.C. in the aftermath of Pearl Harbor.
Stephen Puleo is an author, historian, teacher, public speaker, and communications professional. A former award-winning newspaper reporter and contributor of feature stories and book reviews to publications that include American History magazine, Politico, and the Boston Globe, Puleo has taught history at Suffolk University in Boston, and also has developed and taught numerous writing workshops for high school and college students, as well as for adults who aspire to be writers. He holds a master’s degree in history from UMass-Boston (1994), where he received the Dean’s Award for Academic Achievement and was the Graduate Convocation keynote speaker. His master’s thesis is entitled From Italy to Boston’s North End: Italian Immigration and Settlement, 1890-1910). He holds a bachelor’s degree in English from UMass-Boston.
The Friends of the Walpole Public Library have twice previously sponsored Puleo, presenting his books “Dark
Location: Community Room
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