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Tim Kiska, Associate Professor of Journalism and Screen Studies will talk about the Detroit riots of 1943
When: April 1, 2013, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Monday
Where: 2nd floor Library

Tim Kiska, Associate Professor of Journalism and Screen Studies will talk about the Detroit riots of 1943, a riot so vicious that The Detroit News reported all any person needed to invite assault in some districts was to be the opposite race and that women participated in many of the affrays with the savagery that exceeded that of men. His talk is titled: "We Got Him Good: The 1943 Detroit Riots."

Tim Kiska, is an Associate Professor of Journalism and Screen Studies. He received both his MA and PhD from Wayne State University in History and has focused his research on journalism history, Detroit media history, and exit polling and voter behavior. He has published books on Detroit media topics like From Soupy to Nuts! A History of Detroit Television, A Newscast For the Masses: A History of Detroit Television Journalism, and Detroit Television. He is also a political consultant for WXYZ TV where he has been making sense of voter behavior since 2006.

Contact E-Mail: sasbury@umich.edu
Department: Library
Category: Special Event, Presentation
Audience: All
Submitted: March 20, 2013, 12:42 PM
Submitted by: Susan M Flannery
Approved by: Susan M Flannery
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