A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

Peter Cozzens

Appearing Courtesy of Dr. Richard and Madeleine Wachter

Peter Cozzens writes about the American Civil War and the American West. Cozzens retired after a 30 year career as a foreign service officer in the U.S. Department of State and served as a captain in the U.S. Army.

His book, "The Earth is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West," received the 2017 Gilder Lehrman Prize in Military History and was chosen by Smithsonian Magazine as one of the top ten history books of 2016. His latest work is "Tecumseh and the Prophet."

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Scheduled events:
Prophets and Statesmen
Historians H.W. Brands and Peter Cozzens discuss the lives of John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, Tecumseh and Tenskwatawa and how they altered the trajectory of American history.

Desert Diamond Casinos Stage (Seats 1000)
Sun, Mar 7, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
History / Biography

Panelists: H.W. Brands, Peter Cozzens
Moderator: S.C. Gwynne

Tecumseh and the Prophet
The Shawnee Brothers Who Defied a Nation
History / Biography
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
January 2020
ISBN 9781524733254
Hardcover, 560 pages
$35.00, INSTORE
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The Earth is Weeping
The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West
History / Biography
Alfred A. Knopf
January 2017
ISBN 9780307948182
Paperback, 544 pages

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Tucson Medical Center

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Stocker Foundation
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