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Stephen Puleo with The Great Abolitionist: Charles Sumner and the Fight for a More Perfect Union (Online)

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Gain new insight on our country in the mid-19th Century and the leadership provided by one of our forgotten civil rights heroes, Charles Sumner. Following an illustrated presentation about that fraught era and “Sumner’s transformation to uncompromising and unrelenting civil rights champion, orator, and senator,” Stephen Puleo invites the audience to join in a discussion about Sumner and his new biography, The Great Abolitionist, “required reading for anyone with even a slight interest in Civil War–era U.S. history” (Kirkus, starred review).
Special for this event – in addition to signing his name, our featured local author has agreed to visit Porter Square Books to personalize books purchased for this evening.  In order to get one of these customized copies, please write below any personal message you want penned into your copy (for example, “Happy Birthday,” Happy Graduation,” or “Good luck with your research”) – a gift to yourself or a friend anywhere in the U.S!
$12.50 ticket includes access to the live broadcast and a recording of the event after. $45 ticket includes access to the live broadcast, a recording of the event afterword, and a signed and/or personalized copy of book ($32 retail) sent by Priority Mail within the United States (by Media Mail in MA) Register Here.
Presented by American Ancestors’ American Inspiration Series in partnership with GBH Forum Network

Event calendar courtesy of See Plymouth.