Talks with Samuel G. Freedman

Members of the Case Western Reserve University community are invited to join the Siegal Lifelong Learning Program for two in-person lectures with Samuel G. Freedman, a former columnist for The New York Times and a professor of journalism at Columbia University

He is the author of 10 acclaimed books, including the newly released Into the Bright Sunshine: Young Hubert Humphrey and the Fight for Civil Rights. He is also the author of Jew vs. Jew, which won the National Jewish Book Award for Non-Fiction in 2001 and made the Publishers Weekly religion bestsellers list.

As part of the annual Enid and Irving Kushner Lecture, Freedman will present “Into the Bright Sunshine: Hubert Humphrey and the Forgotten Civil Rights Struggle of the 1940s” Wednesday, Sept. 6, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Landmark Centre Building (25700 Science Park Dr.).

Register for Freedman’s Sept. 6 talk.

Freedman also will present “How Popular Culture Taught America to Accept Jews” Thursday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Landmark Centre Building. 

Register for Freedman’s Sept. 7 talk.