Dakota County Historical Society
To preserve, interpret and promote the history of Dakota County.

Stassen Again

Date: Thursday, April 9, 2020
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Lawshe Memorial Museum
Fees: FREE

Join the Dakota County Historical Society for our monthly book club, "Books From Our Shelves." Each book selected relates to an aspect of Minnesota history. 

April's book is "Stassen Again," by Steve Werle.

Please note, author Steve Werle will be in attendance for this book discussion.

Explore the meteoric rise, lifetime of achievements, and unique persona of "boy wonder" and perennial candidate Harold E. Stassen. While Stassen may be most remembered for his ten unsuccessful runs at the U.S. presidency, this books explores his lifetime of achievements, which have been mostly forgotten. Explore his contributions to Minnesota's political evolution, to international cooperation, and world peace. 

For a full summary, please visit the Goodreads website by clicking here.

Books From Our Shelves is a monthly book club that meets on the second Thursday of each month listed below. Each session runs from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. 

Upcoming Dates & Books

  • May 14, 2020: "In the Garden of Beasts," by Erik Larson
  • June 11, 2020: "Across America on an Emigrant Train," by Jim Murphy

Registration for the event is not required, but allows us to track attendance and provide updates on the event with attendees. Please check back later for updates. Books selected are subject to change.


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