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Derf Backderf - KENT STATE: FOUR DEAD IN OHIO

The New Graphic Novel by the Award-Winning Author

2020-09-30 19:00:00 2020-09-30 20:30:00 America/New_York Derf Backderf - KENT STATE: FOUR DEAD IN OHIO On the 50th anniversary of the Kent State shootings, award-winning graphic novelist Derf Backderf shares the untold story of an American tragedy. Available for free on Facebook Live. Virtual Main Event - Facebook Live

Wednesday, September 30
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2020-09-30 19:00:00 2020-09-30 20:30:00 America/New_York Derf Backderf - KENT STATE: FOUR DEAD IN OHIO On the 50th anniversary of the Kent State shootings, award-winning graphic novelist Derf Backderf shares the untold story of an American tragedy. Available for free on Facebook Live. Virtual Main Event - Facebook Live

Virtual Main Event

Facebook Live

On the 50th anniversary of the Kent State shootings, award-winning graphic novelist Derf Backderf shares the untold story of an American tragedy. Available for free on Facebook Live.

Derf Backderf presents his new book KENT STATE: FOUR DEAD IN OHIO.  Based on years of research and interviews, and rendered in his high-acclaimed artistic style, Backderf shares the background and untold story of an American tragedy that still reverberates to this day.

The recipient of the prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for political cartooning, Derf Backderf is the bestselling, award-winning author of MY FRIEND DAHMER and TRASHED, among other graphic novels.   

This conversation will be available live, for free, via Facebook Live exclusively at Akron-Summit County Public Library’s Facebook page.

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