Jerry Carrier is a longtime journalist who, after his retirement from the Philadelphia Daily News in 2001, launched a second career as an actor.
has a variety of credits in both theatrical and on-camera performances.
In addition, he is an avid student of Civil War history.
He is vice president of the Delaware Valley Civil War Round Table and teaches several courses about the war at Manor College near Philadelphia.
In preparing this one-man show, Jerry
found much in common with John Hay.
In fact, Jerry
grew up just 35 miles from Hay's birthplace.