Wilton author Jack Cavanaugh will discuss his new book, Mr. Inside and Mr. Outside: World War II, Army’s Undefeated Teams, and College Football’s Greatest Backfield Duo, on Monday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. at The Ferguson Library Harry Bennett Branch, 115 Vine Road, Stamford.
Heisman Trophy winners Glenn Davis and Felix Blanchard, renowned during their playing days at West Point as “Mr. Inside and Mr. Outside,” were the best-known college football players in the country between 1944 and 1946, and Army was the nation’s top-ranked team. The author presents a look at the changes that took place in sports and almost every aspect of American life in the wake of World War II.