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St. Albans, VT: How Did Germany’s Weimar Democracy Become the Third Reich?

  • St. Albans Museum 1675, 9 Church St St Albans City, VT 05478 (map)

Join Vermont Author Jack Mayer for a discussion: “How Germany’s Weimar Democracy Became the Third Reich: The history that inspired Jack Mayer's historical fiction BEFORE THE COURT OF HEAVEN” 

Cost: This talk is provided by: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). Non-members $5 fee at the door.

Location Details: St. Albans Museum, St. Albans, VT, 3rd floor, corner of Church and Bishop Streets in St. Albans.

About the Book:

Before the Court of Heaven is based on the true story of a fascist assassin, Ernst Werner Techow and his turning from evil. Three themes impel this novel: understanding the rise of Nazism, unfathomable forgiveness, and the complexity of redemption. A portrait of Germany between world wars, from revolution and unrest following World War I to the rise of the Nazis, World War II and the Holocaust, Before the Court of Heaven portrays ordinary people becoming complicit in extraordinary crimes.