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Meet the Author with John Pruitt

Tuesday October 11, 2022 07:00 PM EDT
Cost: Free

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On July 11,1964, LTC Lemuel Penn was driving from Fort Benning, GA to his home in Washington, DC, where he served as assistant superintendent of the DC public schools. Penn had been awarded a bronze star for his World War II service. Near Athens, Penn and two other soldiers with him were gunned down by members of the KKK. An all-white jury found the Klansmen not guilty. The event became the backdrop for John Pruitt’s book, Tell It True: A Novel. Pruitt will be the Georgia Writers Museum “Meet the Author” presenter on Tuesday, October 11th, at 7 p.m. at the museum. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and admission is free. To register, contact Georgia Writers Museum or go to www.georgiawritersmuseum.org to register and pre-order your copy of John’s book for his signature at the event.

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