New York Times bestselling author and FOX News host Brian Kilmeade will discuss his new book The President and the Freedom Fighter: Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and Their Battle to Save America’s Soul on the University of Kentucky Main Stage with Dr. Vanessa M. Holden of the University of Kentucky. Be sure to visit Brian in the Signing Gallery (downstairs in Joseph-Beth Booksellers) to get a book signed after this talk!
There are two ways to tune in to this free program on Saturday, November 6: join us live at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, or return to this page to watch the livestream starting at 11:30 a.m. Eastern. No registration is required. Seating at Joseph-Beth is first-come, first-served.
Brian Kilmeade is the coauthor of George Washington’s Secret Six, Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates, Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans, and Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers, all New York Times bestsellers.
The New York Times bestselling author of George Washington’s Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates turns to two other heroes of the nation: Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. In The President and the Freedom Fighter, Brian Kilmeade tells the little-known story of how two American heroes moved from strong disagreement to friendship, and in the process changed the entire course of history.
Dr. Vanessa M. Holden (she/her) received her Ph.D. in African American and Women’s and Gender History from Rutgers University. She currently has a dual appointment in both the Department of History department and the program in African American and Africana Studies at the University of Kentucky. Her research focuses on African American women and slavery in the antebellum South. Her areas of interest are the history resistance and rebellion, gender history, and the history of sex/sexuality. She offers courses in American History, African American History, and African American Studies.