University of Pittsburgh

David Garrow Featured on NPR August 28

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August 27, 2013

David Garrow, Research Professor of History and Law in the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Law, on Wednesday, August 28 will appear on The Diane Rehm Show, airing locally at 10 a.m., to discuss the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Garrow will join a panel that includes Sherrilyn Ifill, director-counsel of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Legal Defense and Educational Fund; Anthony Cook, professor of law at Georgetown University; and Isabel Wilkerson, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of The Warmth of Other Suns. With guest host Frank Sesno, a journalist and former CNN correspondent, the panel will discuss the legacy of the 1963 March and the current state of civil rights in America.

Garrow is the author of Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, which won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Biography.

The Diane Rehm Show can be heard locally from 10 a.m. to noon on 90.5 WESA. Click here to listen live

Garrow will also be quoted on the PBS feature The March which premieres August 27 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.  Read more about the show here.  

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