Ilsley talk to explore the friendship between FDR and Churchill

MIDDLEBURY — University of Vermont History Professor Emeritus Mark A. Stoler will examine the important personal relationship between Britain’s Prime Minister and America’s President during their World War II alliance in a talk at Ilsley Public Library in Middlebury on June 6, at 7 p.m. His talk, “Churchill and Roosevelt: The Personal in the Partnership,” is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public. The talk was rescheduled from May 2.
Stoler is professor emeritus at the University of Vermont and co-editor of The Marshall Papers. Dr. Stoler is a distinguished military and diplomatic historian and author of numerous books, including the acclaimed biography of Marshall, “George C. Marshall: Soldier-Statesman of the American Century.”
In addition to teaching at UVM, Stoler has served as a visiting professor at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval War College, the University of Haifa in Israel, the U.S. Military History Institute, Williams College and Washington & Lee University. He is former president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations and a former trustee of the Society for Military History.

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