Author/historian Logan Beirne at the Hudson Library

The Hudson Library and Historical Society American Heritage Series will feature author and historian Logan Beirne on Monday, October 6 at 7 PM. Logan will discuss his book, Blood of Tyrants: George Washington and the Forging of the Presidency, an illustrative look at how the Founding Fathers tackled issues of governance that still face America today.

Drawing from previously-unexplored documents, Beirne’s book sheds new light on George Washington and the role of the Presidency. From the struggles of the Revolutionary War to the drafting of the Constitution, he shows how Washington’s actions shaped the foundation of this country, creating a legacy whose far-reaching impact stretches on to today.

Logan Beirne is an Olin Scholar at Yale Law School. Prior to this appointment, Beirne practiced as an attorney with the law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City and was a Fulbright Scholar at Queen's University. He received his JD from Yale Law School, where he was a Coker Fellow. He and his writings have been featured in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Post, The Washington Post, The Daily News, The Washington Times, Reuters, ABC News, Fox News, CSPAN, and numerous other media outlets. Beirne has served on the boards of directors for multiple charities and is admitted to the New York and Connecticut Bars.
 
Copies of Blood of Tyrants will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of the Learned Owl Book Shop. Refreshments will be served following the program.

Register for this free program online, or call 330.653.6658, x1010.

Event date: 
Monday, October 6, 2014 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
204 N. Main St.
Hudson, OH 44236

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