Whitman College to present professor Samuel G. Freedman, acclaimed author, columnist


WALLA WALLA — Samuel G. Freedman, author, New York Times columnist and Columbia University professor, will speak at 7 p.m. Monday in Maxey Auditorium at Whitman College. He will discuss his book, “Breaking the Line: The Season in Black College Football that Transformed the Sport and Changed the Course of Civil Rights.”

The talk will include a discussion of the book with Whitman history professor David Schmitz and athletics director Dean Snider. A book signing will follow.

Freedman was named outstanding journalism educator in 1997 by the Society of Professional Journalists..


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