Event: October 26, 2023–Gideon’s Revolution and the Plot to Capture Benedict Arnold

Author Brian Carso will discuss Benedict Arnold and George Washington's plot to capture him.

Thursday, October 26, 2023
7:00 P.M.
Insalaco Hall, Rooms 217-219
Misericordia University
301 Lake Street
Dallas, Pennsylvania 18612

Free and Open to the Public

This presentation delves briefly into the life of Benedict Arnold and the circumstances of his betrayal at West Point, followed by an exploration of the known facts of Washington’s secret plot to capture Arnold. Interspersed with the historical narrative are brief readings from the corresponding parts of Gideon’s Revolution, demonstrating how, as the renowned novelist Hilary Mantel wrote, “if we want to imagine not just how the past was, but what it felt like, from the inside—we pick up a novel.”