Mayor Harold Washington: A Panel Discussion Presented by the Society of Midland Authors
Date: Tue. January 08, 2013
Time: 6:00 pm
Harold Washington Library Center
Cindy Pritzker Auditorium
400 S. State Street
About this event:
The late Mayor Harold Washington was elected Mayor of Chicago 30 years ago this spring. A panel of distinguished guests will discuss Mayor Washington’s life and times. Panelists include Peter Nolan, Timuel Black, Salim Muwakkil and Robert Starks.
Peter Nolan is a former NBC5 reporter whose book Campaign! The 1983 Election That Rocked Chicago is a firsthand account of Washington's election to mayor.
Timuel Black is the author of Bridges of Memory, a two-volume history of black Chicago.
Salim Muwakkil is a senior editor at In These Times, a host on WVON-AM 1690 and the author of the text in Harold! Photographs from the Harold Washington Years.
Robert Starks is founder of the Harold Washington Institute for Research and Policy Studies at Northeastern Illinois University.
This event is presented by the Society of Midland Authors, an organization established in 1915 for published authors in the Midwest. The Chicago Public Library is pleased to co-host this event.
Seating is available first come, first served and reservations are not required. Selected books will be available for purchase.
Pictured: Peter Nolan