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Book Looks At History Of Ne'er-Do-Wells And Jerks

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Usually, when we study history, we look back at the leaders, the icons and the heroes to understand the times gone by. But another way to study history is to look at the ne’er-do-wells, the criminals, and the…well jerks.

Matthew Mayo is the author of Jerks in New England History.  He spoke with Vermont Edition about his new book.