Jackson County Public Library to host Facebook Live author talk


Author and award-winning teacher James H. Madison will discuss his book "The Ku Klux Klan in the Heartland" in a Facebook Live presentation at 6 p.m. Monday on the Jackson County Public Library Facebook page at facebook.com/MyJCLibrary.

Madison is the Thomas and Kathryn Miller Professor Emeritus of History at Indiana University. He is the author of several books, including "Eli Lilly: A Life," "Slinging Doughnuts for the Boys: An American Woman in World War II," "Hoosiers: a New History of Indiana" and "A Lynching in the Heartland: Race and Memory in America."

The Midwestern History Association recently honored him with the Frederick Jackson Turner Lifetime Achievement Award.

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