Life of influential statesman at heart of book, Concord lecture
July 24. 2013 11:53PM
Hay was witness to and author of many significant chapters in American history, including the birth of the Republican Party, the Civil and Spanish-American wars and World War I.
“Much of what we know about Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt comes from observations Hay made in the Oval Office,” event organizers said of Taliaferro's research. “Hay's friends are a who's who of the era: Mark Twain, Horace Greeley, Henry Adams, Henry Jams, and virtually every president, sovereign, author, artist, power broker, and robber baron of the Gilded Age.”
Taliaferro is author of four books and a former senior editor at Newsweek.
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