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Wil Haygood Author Event



Wil Haygood Author Event
Sunday, September 23
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Bexley High School| 326 South Cassingham Road

Bexley Public Library will welcome award-winning author and journalist Wil Haygood to Bexley High School's Schottenstein Theatre to discuss his forthcoming book,Tigerland: 1968-1969: A City Divided, a Nation Torn Apart, and a Magical Season of Healing. Launching his national book tour, Haygood will share the story of Columbus' own East High School Tigers, who won baseball and basketball state championships in the midst of the racial turbulence and segregation of the late 1960s and inspired a community. Haygood will be interviewed by Mike Curtin, former managing editor and associate publisher emeritus for The Columbus Dispatch and former member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 17th District.

Tickets are free, but must be reserved through Eventbrite. Copies of Tigerland, in addition to other titles by Haygood, will be available for purchase. A book signing will follow the presentation. Doors will open at 2:00 pm.

A CRC van has been reserved for transportation. Members will meet at 2:15pm at CRC to go to the event.

Currently, the Village has 5 spare tickets that have already been reserved. If you would like one of these tickets, please let me know asap.

Otherwise, tickets may be reserved HERE
When:
Sunday, September 23, 2018, 3:00 PM until 4:30 PM
Where:
Bexley High School
326 South Cassingham Road
Columbus, OH  43209
Contact:
Christine Happel
614-268-3539
Category:
Educational
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