2:00 pm

James Redfearn “The Rising at Roxbury Crossing”

America is seeking its lost identity as radical revolutionaries, high unemployment, and labor unrest challenge the nation’s democratic institutions. Former Massachusetts State Trooper and author James Redfearn, will discuss his compelling story about conflict and change, during a critical period in the 20th Century, following World War I and centering on the Irish Rebellion, America’s Red Scare, and the Boston Police Strike. According to Redfearn the novel’s themes of compassionate immigration, justice in the workplace and cultural freedom resonate today.