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Robert McColley
Robert McColley
Susan Westbury
Susan Westbury
W. Michael Weis
W. Michael Weis
Junius Rodriguez
Junius Rodriguez
John Adams, the Cautious Revolutionary

September 15, 2009
7:00 p.m.
Illinois State University
Milner Library
Main Floor

Robert McColley

Robert McColley spent the 1950s studying history at Harvard University and the University of California, Berkeley. He joined the History Department of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in 1960 and retired in 1997. As a teacher and author his specialties have included colonial and early national slavery, the politics and foreign policies of the Founding Fathers, and the career of Abraham Lincoln and the history of Illinois in the Twentieth Century. He has served as president of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic and the Illinois State Historical Society, and edited the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society for four years. For seventeen years he contributed reviews of classical recordings to Fanfare, the magazine for serious record collectors.

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