|June 21, 2006||
Press Contact: William Harms|
Prof. Emeritus John Hope Franklin to appear at book-signing event on Sunday, June 25
What/Who: John Hope Franklin, the John M. Manly Professor Emeritus in History at Chicago and the James B. Duke professor emeritus in history at Duke University, will discuss and sign copies of his latest book Mirror to America: The Autobiography of John Hope Franklin. Franklin's autobiography chronicles not only his own life, but our nation's racial transformation over the past century. Born in 1915, Franklin was a witness and victim of America's virulent brand of racism. A former chair of the University's Department of History, Franklin was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, in 1995.
When: 2 - 4 p.m. Sunday, June 25
Where: Woodson Regional Library, 9525 S. Halsted Street, (312) 745-2080
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