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ACHS MONTHLY MEETING: Rodger McDaniel speaks about Senator Gale McGee

  • Alice Hadie Steven Center 603 E Ivinson Ave Laramie, WY USA (map)

The regular monthly meeting of the Albany County Historical Society will occur January 17 at the Alice Hardie Stevens. Refreshments will be available beginning at 6:30 pm. A short meeting will begin at 7:00, followed by a presentation by Rodger McDaniel. The public is invited. There is no charge.

 McDaniel will present highlights from his book The Man in the Arena: The Life and Times of US Senator Gale McGee that was published in September, 2018. McGee was a professor of American history at the University of Wyoming from 1946 to 1958 where he founded the Institute of International Affairs, which brought a series of well-known speakers such as Eleanor Roosevelt, Hans Morganthau, and Henry Kissinger. He then served as a U.S. senator from 1959 to 1977

 Rodger McDaniel was a Wyoming state legislator from 1971-1981 and the Democratic Party nominee for the United States Senate in 1982. He received a law degree from the University of Wyoming in 1980. After practicing law for 20 years, he received a Master of Divinity degree from the Iliff School of Theology in Denver and was ordained in 1999. He is the author of four books.




Earlier Event: October 16