Walker Speaker Series: ‘Gateway Arch’ Biographer Tracy Campbell March 27

| March 9, 2015
Learn unknown facts about the iconic Gateway Arch at the Walker Speaker Series on March

Learn unknown facts about the iconic Gateway Arch from author Tracy Campbell during the Walker Speaker Series on March 27.

The George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology presents a special Speaker Series event featuring Tracy Campbell. Join us on Friday, March 27, from 8-9:30 a.m. in the East Academic Building Room 253/262. Campbell is the author of The Gateway Arch: A Biography. During this event, Campbell will reveal unknown facts about the iconic St. Louis landmark, the Gateway Arch, from his award-winning book.

This event includes a networking breakfast from 8-8:30 a.m. followed by a presentation from 8:30–9:30 a.m.

RSVP to attend this free event.

The Gateway Arch: A Biography
Friday, March 27
Networking Breakfast: 8-8:30 a.m.
Presentation: 8:30–9:30 a.m.
East Academic Building, Room 253/262

If you are unable to attend, a recording of the presentation will be made available on the Walker School’s website a few weeks after the event.


About Tracy Campbell



Campbell is an award-winning author and a professor of history at the University of Kentucky. Specializing in 20th-century U.S. political and social history, he has written four books: The Politics of Despair: Power and Resistance in the Tobacco Wars (1993); Short of the Glory: The Fall and Redemption of Edward F. Prichard, Jr. (1998), which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and was featured on NPR’s “Morning Edition”; Deliver the Vote: A History of Election Fraud, an American Political Tradition, 1742-2004 (2005), and The Gateway Arch: A Biography (2013), which was featured on NPR’s “Weekend Edition” with Scott Simon, XM Radio’s “The Bob Edwards Show,” and was selected by the History Book Club.

The Gateway Arch was also chosen as one of the “Best Books of 2013″ by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and won the 2014 Missouri History Book Award.


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