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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Award winning author to speak at Norwich

For Immediate Release
April 7, 2011

Contact: Daphne Larkin
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Norwich University’s School of Social Sciences welcomes Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and author of nine books, Thomas Powers, on Thursday, April 21 from 12-1 p.m. in the Kreitzberg Library Multipurpose Room.

Powers will speak about his most recent book, The Killing of Crazy Horse, in a talk entitled: “Crazy Horse: Why the US Army Wanted to kill him and why he let Them do it.”

This book was short-listed for two literary prizes: the National Book Critics Circle prize in biography and the Los Angeles Times prize for history.

Powers has written several books and numerous essays and reviews on the history of American intelligence, and has been a frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books, the New York Times Book Review, The Atlantic and many other magazines.

This event is free and open to the public.


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