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Acclaimed historian booked for college lecture

PUBLISHED: 16:48 06 March 2018 | UPDATED: 16:49 06 March 2018

Lincoln Hall, Wymondham College. PICTURE: Wymondham College.

Lincoln Hall, Wymondham College. PICTURE: Wymondham College.

Wymondham College

A historian of international reputation will be speaking to students at Wymondham College.

Wymondham College. PICTURE: Wymondham College.Wymondham College. PICTURE: Wymondham College.

Dr David Milne is a senior lecturer in Modern History at The University of East Anglia, and author of the critically acclaimed America’s Rasputin: Walt Rostow and the Vietnam War, published in 2008.

His lecture, entitled Franklin Roosevelt vs. America First will be the tenth held at the college.

Wymondham College has held the Lincoln Lecture since 2008.

It is given by “a person of national or international renown” on a subject related either to the life and achievements of Abraham Lincoln or to the relationship between the United States and United Kingdom.

Past speakers have included Justin Webb, BBC North America Correspondent, and Philip Breedon, Press Counselor at the US Embassy.

The lecture will take place on Thursday 8 at 6pm at Lincoln Hall.

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