CCU history professor/author to give address on terrorism
The talk will address terrorism in America over the last century from 1901 to 2001.
Talbert, author of numerous books, has recently focused on Revolutionary War hero Peter Horry and on corporate history in South Carolina.
Talbert, on active military duty from 1970 to 1972, was an Army captain on the General Staff at the Pentagon, working for the Assistant Chief of State of Intelligence. The task force investigated allegations of domestic intelligence abuses and developed policies restricting surveillance of civilians. As a result of his work there, Talbert received the Meritorious Service Medal.
His works include "Native Intelligence: The Army and the American Left, 1917-1941," published in 1991, a history of homeland threats and responses to them by the intelligence community since 1900. The book was named Outstanding Book on Human Rights.