All the King's Men
The Swarthmore College/Mt. Holyoke alumni book group met to hear Professor Hopkins talk about Robert Penn Warren’s novel All the King’s Men. The book was published in 1946 and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1947. The book tells the story of the rise and fall of Willie Stark, whose character is based on Huey Long, governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and U.S. senator from 1932 to 1935. After his presentation Professor Hopkins answered audience members' questions. close
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