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October 8, 2013

Zanni wins straw poll at Democrat breakfast

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“The ValleyWorks Career Center staff is committed and dedicated to assist veterans by providing quality training and employment services that utilize their former skills to re-enter the workforce, earning a good wage with career ladders,” said Arthur Chilingirian, Executive Director of the ValleyWorks Career Center. “We prioritize our services to those men and women who selflessly served our country.”

Historian/author to speak on American revolution

ANDOVER - Award-winning historian Dr. Eliga Gould will present a talk based on his recent book, “Among the Powers of the Earth: The American Revolution and the Making of a New World Empire,” on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 4 p.m. at Massachusetts School of Law, 500 Federal St.

Gould’s book has received several awards, including The Library Journal’s 2012 Best Book honor and the Society of Historians of the Early American Republic’s 2013 Best Book prize. It was also a finalist for the 2013 George Washington Book Prize.

Gould, who received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in Maryland, is a professor and chairman of history at the University of New Hampshire at Durham, specializing in Colonial, Revolutionary and Early Atlantic History. His first book, “The Persistence of Empire,” won the 2000 Jamestown Prize from the Omohundro Institute in Virginia.

The talk is sponsored by the American College of History and Legal Studies (www.achls.org), and hosted by Massachusetts School of Law. It is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Copies of Gould’s book will be available for sale and signing. Seating is limited and reservations are requested by Oct. 11 by contacting Dr. Jessica Parr, ACHLS professor and chairwoman of history, at jessica.parr@achls.org or 603-458-5145, ext. 10.

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