Norwich’s Sullivan Museum and History Center co-hosts second book discussion in conjunction with World War exhibit


September 8, 2016

Norwich University’s Sullivan Museum and History Center will host a discussion of David Kennedy’s “The American People in World War II: Freedom From Fear,” on Thursday, October 13, as part of the book discussion series “The Path to War” sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council.

“The Path to War,” presented in conjunction with the current exhibit, “World War: America and the Creation of a Superpower,” is free, open to the public, and ADA accessible. Books are available on loan in advance.

All are welcome. The discussion, which will begin at 7 p.m. at the Sullivan Museum and is also available via WebEx, will be led by Mark A. Stoler, professor emeritus of history at the University of Vermont, where he taught from 1970-2007.

Stoler received his bachelor’s degree from the City College of New York his master’s and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He specializes in U.S. diplomatic and military history and is the author of numerous books and articles in these fields. He has also received numerous university and national awards for his scholarship and teaching.

For more information in general or to obtain access to the WebEx broadcast of the discussion, please contact the Sullivan Museum and History Center at (802) 485-2183.

The Vermont Humanities Council is a private nonprofit organization affiliated with the National Endowment for the Humanities. To learn more about the Council and its programs, visit or call (802) 262-2626.

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