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Book Talk with Bruce Levine

March 4, 2021 @ 6:30 pm 7:30 pm

Follow the path of Republican representative Thaddeus Stevens, from his Baptist upbringing in rural Vermont and his days at Dartmouth College, to his political evolution from Anti-Mason, Whig, and finally radical Republican. Discover the twisting political journey that led Stevens to become a key leader in the abolitionist movement.

Bruce Levine is the bestselling author of four books on the Civil War era, including The Fall of the House of Dixie and Confederate Emancipation, which received the Peter Seaborg Award for Civil War Scholarship and was named one of the top ten works of nonfiction of its year by The Washington Post. He is a professor emeritus of history at the University of Illinois.