Burnt Prairie native David Vaught graduated from Carmi Township High School in 1965, from West Point in 1969, and then SIU School of Law in 1977. He’s served as senior advisor to Governor Pat Quinn, was director for Quinn’s Office of Management and Budget, and then the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. He’s written a book, Re Making the American Dream that answers the question, “What Happens when the values of duty, honor, and country clash with the religious teachings of Liberty Baptist Church in Burnt Prairie?”. He, along with other area authors will appear at the Carmi Library on Friday between 12p – 6p. Tune in for more.