Marc Wortman Historian & Journalist

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Event Description

This is the first event of the 85th birthday celebration for the Stewart Memorial Library.

Marc Woltman, historian and journalist, will read and discuss his latest work: 1941: Fighting the Shadow War: A Divided America in a World at War. Marc is an award-winning popular historian and journalist. Marc used the William L. Shirer Papers housed in the George T. Henry Archives.

His other works include:
The Millionaire's Unit: The Aristocratic Flyboys Who Fought the Great War and Invented American Air Power and The Bonfire: The Siege and Burning of Atlanta, have won wide critical praise. The Millionaire's Unit  inspired the award-winning feature-length documentary of the same name. His articles have appeared in many publications, including Vanity Fair, Smithsonian, and Time. He is a frequent contributor to The Daily Beast on American military and political history and other subjects.

The reading will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Perrine Gallery.

Contact Information

Jill Jack


Perrine Gallery
Stewart Memorial Library, 2nd Floor
1220 1st Avenue NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402