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When: 09/18/18 - 09/18/18       Time: 7:00 pm

Where: Kellogg-Hubbard Library       City: Montpelier, VT

Price: Free

Description: For a week in the summer of 1950, Vermont found itself on the front page of national newspapers, as Senator Joseph McCarthy charged that “Reds Infest Bethel, Randolph Center.” Winston has been researching this fascinating story, which features two outspoken newspaper editors, a Tibetan Buddhist dignitary, a local self-described “Red Hunter,” two actual Communists from out of state, and two well-traveled, prolific authors who were summer residents of Bethel—the Far East expert Owen Lattimore, and the Arctic explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson. Co-sponsored by Bear Pond Books

Contact Name: Rachel Senechal

Phone: 802-223-3338       Email: rysenechal@kellogghubbard.org

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