An Evening with Bestselling Author Dr. Tilar J. Mazzeo, Author of Sisters in Resistance

Presented by Hudson Library & Historical Society at Online/Virtual Space

Sep 29 2022
An Evening with Bestselling Author Dr. Tilar J. Mazzeo, Author of Sisters in Resistance

The Hudson Library & Historical Society will host a live virtual streaming event with bestselling author and historian, Tilar Mazzeo who will discuss her book, Sisters in Resistance.

The Hudson Library & Historical Society will host a live virtual streaming event with bestselling author and historian, Tilar Mazzeo who will discuss her book, Sisters in Resistance: How a German Spy, a Banker’s Wife, and Mussolini’s Daughter Outwitted the Nazis. The book details how three women risked their lives to ensure that the World War II-era secret diaries of Italian Foreign Minister, Galeazzo Ciano, made it into the hands of the Allies. Mazzeo gives readers a riveting look into this little‑known moment in history and shows how, without these women’s involvement, certain convictions at Nuremberg would never have been possible.

In 1944, Benito Mussolini’s daughter, Edda, gave an ultimatum to Hitler and her father. Either release her husband, Galeazzo Ciano, from prison, or risk her leaking his journals to the press. Fearing the exposure of Nazi lies and secrets, Hitler and Mussolini enlisted the help of German spy, Hilde Beetz, who was tasked with seducing Ciano to

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ADMISSION INFO

Contact: 330-653-6658

Email: askus@hudson.lib.oh.us

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Sep 29, 2022 at 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm (Thu)

Additional time info:

Copies of Sisters in Resistance will be available for purchase courtesy of the Learned Owl Book Shop. Registration for this program is required and a valid email address is required at the time of registration. Participants will receive an email invitation to attend the program, hosted on Zoom, a day before the program begins.

If you have any questions, please email askus@hudson.lib.oh.us or call (330) 653-6658 x1010.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.
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