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Daily Archives: October 4, 2010
The Burns Library would like to congratulate Father Raymond Schroth on his upcoming (November 2010) book titled, Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Priest Elected to Congress, published by Fordham University Press. While writing this book, Father Schroth visited the Burns Reading Room to look at Drinan’s papers and get that “behind the scenes” look at Drinan’s life and work. Continue reading