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Monday, June 27, 2005

NPR Correspondent Juan Williams Speaks at SU July 12

class=""MsoNormal"">SALISBURY, MD---From Morning Edition to All Things Considered to Talk of the Nation, news correspondent and Emmy winner Juan Williams is a formidable voice for National Public Radio.

class=""MsoNormal"">His talents, however, do not end there. In 2000 he released the critically acclaimed biography Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary. Williams comes to Salisbury University 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, in the Wicomico Room of the Guerrieri University Center to speak about Marshall, the first African-American justice on the Supreme Court.

class=""MsoNormal"">In 2003, Williams followed the success of his Marshall biography with the nonfiction bestseller Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965, the companion volume to the critically acclaimed television series This Far by Faith: Stories from the African American Religious Experience. In addition, he spent 21 years as a reporter with The Washington Post and has served as a political analyst for the Fox News Channel.

class=""MsoNormal"">His appearance is co-sponsored by SU, the Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture, WSCL (SU’s NPR affiliate) and the Wicomico County Board of Education as part of the Teaching American History grant shared by SU and the board. The Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts hosts a reception afterward. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information call 410-543-6312 or visit the Nabb Research Center Web site at nabbhistory.salisbury.edu. "


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