Writers Talk featuring Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries on Civil Rights and Black Power in Alabama's Black Belt

An interview with Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries, author of BLOODY LOWNDES: Civil Rights and Black Power in Alabama's Black Belt, and Associate Professor, The Ohio State University Department of History. Dr. Jeffries speaks about his book which tells the remarkable story of the local people and SNCC organizers who ushered in the Black Power era by transforming rural Lowndes County, Alabama from a citadel of violent white supremacy into the center of southern black militancy by creating the Lowndes County Freedom Organization (LCFO), an all-black, independent, political party that was also the original Black Panther Party.

Writers Talk featuring Dr. Peter Mansoor, former Executive Officer to General Petraeus and Commanding General of Multi-National Force-Iraq

Interview with Dr Peter Mansoor, author of Baghdad at Sunrise, Associate Professor and General Raymond E. Mason, Jr. Chair in Military History, Department of History at The Ohio State University. Professor Mansoor has completed 26 years of distinguished military service including serving as a Brigade Commander and Executive Officer for General David Petraeus in Iraq.