The role of Hamilton Fish III in twentieth-century American politics will be the topic of a talk by Professor Anthony Troncone on Saturday, July 8 at 3 pm at the Desmond-Fish Public Library.
Anthony Troncone is the retired professor of history and chair of the history program at Dominican College. Dr. Troncone received his PhD from Rutgers University. He taught history for 27 years, specializing in twentieth century American history while also teaching ancient Greece and Rome. As head of the History department he created a Womens Studies major and a student internship program in local history. He is a contributor to The Oxford Companion to United States History.
Dr. Troncone will speak on “Hamilton Fish Sr. and the Politics of American Nationalism, 1912-1945.” This was the subject of his 1991 dissertation based on extensive research into the life of Hamilton Fish.