In honor of Black History Month, the following author
talks and book signings will be held in February 2014
2:00 PM Saturday, February 1
Robert O’Connor will discuss the U.S. Colored Troop Prisoners of War, with a focus on his book, "The U.S. Colored Troops at Andersonville Prison". His talk will include information on local soldiers who were imprisoned during the Civil War.
2:00 PM Sunday, February 16
Elizabeth Dowling Taylor’s book, “A Slave in the White House”, has been optioned by ABC for a 12-part miniseries. Beth will discuss her book about Paul Jennings, who was enslaved by President James Madison, achieved freedom, and became a leading abolitionist.