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Warriors, Saints, and Scoundrels - Michael Edmonds - <span class="date-display-single">11/04/2017 - 1:30pm</span>

Warriors, Saints, and Scoundrels

11/04/2017 - 1:30pm

Wisconsin Historical Museum

Presented in partnership with the Dane County Historical Society, come meet the mayors, ministers, mystics, murderers, and more whose lives influenced and defined the state of Wisconsin in 80 short, colorful narratives. Coauthors Michael Edmonds and Samantha Snyder plumbed the depths of the Wisconsin Historical Society's collections to research and compose lively portraits of such notables as a governor who saw ghosts, an incorrigible horse thief, a husband and wife who each stood over seven feet tall, an American Indian chief who defied forced removal, and the first woman to practice law before the Supreme Court.

Michael Edmonds

About Presenter Michael Edmonds

 

Michael Edmonds wrote more than 500 "Odd Wisconsin" sketches for a syndicated weekly newspaper column from 2006 to 2015. He is an award-winning author of several Wisconsin Historical Society Press books including The Wisconsin Capitol: Stories of a Monument and Its People, Out of the Northwoods: The Many Lives of Paul Bunyan and Risking Everything: A Freedom Summer Reader and has written several articles for the Wisconsin Magazine of History and other journals.

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Warriors, Saints and Scoundrels


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