DVD : Writers Talk - Kevin Boyle
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Kevin Boyle, professor of history at the Ohio State University, won the National Book Award for non-fiction for his most recent book, "Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age" (2004). He visits Writers Talk to share the story of Dr. Ossian Sweet, who bought a house in a white Detroit neighborhood in 1925, how the tensions flared with the KKK and led to murder, and the chain of events that brought renowned attorney Clarence Darrow into the fray.
February 11, 2010