Monthly Archives: July 2017

July 22, 2017: #SaturdayScene

This week’s #SaturdayScene is a continuation of last week’s excerpt from Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner’s Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad—the dramatic story of fugitive slaves and the antislavery activists who defied the law to help

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July 15, 2017: #SaturdayScene

“Illuminating . . . an invaluable addition to our history.” – Kevin Baker, New York Times Book Review “[A] detailed narrative . . . infused with the spirit of freedom.”—Bruce Watson, San Francisco Chronicle “Riveting . . . a visceral chronicle of defiance

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July 8, 2017: #SaturdayScene

New York Times bestselling author Erik Larson (Dead Wake) called it “A rip-roaring saga of hair-breadth escape, espionage, and resistance.” Being Nixon‘s Evan Thomas notes “Lynne Olson is a master storyteller.” I could not agree more with either of these gentlemen,

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