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Harold Stassen: Eisenhower, the Cold War, and the Pursuit of Nuclear Disarmament

by Lawrence S. Kaplan

Harold Stassen (1907–2001) garnered accolades as the thirty-one-year-old “boy wonder” governor of Minnesota and quickly assumed a national role as aide to Admiral William Halsey Jr. during World War II. When Dwight D. Eisenhower was elected in 1952, Stassen was named director of the Mutual Security Administration and then became the president’s special assistant for disarmament.

A History of Blacks in Kentucky: From Slavery to Segregation, 1760-1891, Volume 1

by Marion B. Lucas

A History of Blacks in Kentucky traces the role of blacks from the early exploration and settlement of Kentucky to 1891, when African Americans gained freedom only to be faced with a segregated society.

Roadside History: A Guide to Kentucky Highway Markers

edited by Melba Porter Hay and Thomas H. Appleton, Jr.

Published by the Kentucky Historical Society and distributed by the University Press of Kentucky We have all spied them as we blast down I-75 scanning the roadside for anything of interest or rolled past one while trying to find an elusive gas station in an unfamiliar small town.

Community Memories: A Glimpse of African American Life in Frankfort, Kentucky

by Winona L. Fletcher, Sheila Mason Burton, James E. Wallace, and Douglas A. Boyd

Community Memories is a fascinating look into life recalled by African Americans who consider Frankfort their home.

Footloose in Jacksonian America: Robert W. Scott and his Agrarian World

by Thomas D. Clark

In the fall of 1829, young Robert Wilmot Scott rode away from Frankfort, Kentucky, on a trip that would take him through nine states.