Join the Department of History for a murder mystery drawn verbatim from West Point’s historical archives. In the fall of 1841, five cadets nursing mortal offenses to their sense of honor wrote Secretary of War John Spencer to protest Superintendent Richard Delafield’s alleged abuse of his authority in investigating the disappearance of several ducks. This dramatic reading features cadets performing authentic letters held by USMA Library's Special Collections. Get ready for a cold-cut case... in “Murder Most Fowl: West Point, 1841.”

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