Louisiana Purchase, Thomas Jefferson, and the Corps of
Discovery to the Northwest will be the topic of a presentation by
Gen. Hal Stearns at the Library Community Room at 7:00 PM, Tuesday Nov.
Stearns graduated from Harlowton High School in 1958
before receiving a bachelor’s degree from the University of
Notre Dame and master’s
& doctorate degrees from the University of Montana (UM). He
Missoula Sentinel High School, in Wiesbaden, Germany, at Montana State
University & UM, and is now with the lifelong learning program
at UM and
humanities programs from homesteading days to Lewis & Clark,
stories, and small towns— then, now and tomorrow.
Stearns will also talk to the BHS English class: Indian
Student Body: My
Love Affair with Montana;
Louisiana Purchase, Thomas Jefferson and
the Corps to the Northwest.
program will focus on the great land buy that would change America for
all time, geopolitics at the time of the Founding
Fathers, the leadership of two great explorers Lewis and Clark, and the
remarkable members of the Corps of Discovery.
Louisiana Purchase is
offered free to the public at the Library Community Room, 201 N. Spruce
St. in Townsend by the Humanities Montana Speakers Bureau Program and
is hosted by Crimson Bluffs Chapter, Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage