Please join us on Tuesday, August 6th at 9AM at the Deering Common Community Center at the College of the Atlantic for their Coffee & Conversation series. This event is entitled Trump and the Evangelicals, where Frances FitzGerald, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Fire in the Lake" and "The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America," will talk about the movement’s history and how it has influenced today’s political climate. FitzGerald will be joined by Jamie McKown, COA’s James Russell Wiggins Chair in Government and Polity. This event is timely and important, so make sure you don't miss it!
Frances FitzGerald is the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Bancroft Prize, and a prize from the National Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is the author of "The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America;" "Fire in the Lake: the Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam;" "America Revised: History School Books in the Twentieth Century;" "Cities on a Hill: A Journey through Contemporary American Cultures;" "Way Out in the Blue: Reagan, Star Wars and the End of the Cold War;" and "Vietnam: Spirits of the Earth." She has written for The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Harper's, The New York Review of Books, The Nation, Rolling Stone, and Esquire.