Mary Carter Bishop Talk
Mary Carter Bishop, author of the memoir Don’t You Ever: My Mother and Her Secret Son, will talk about the fears she absorbed growing up the daughter of servants on a Keswick estate. Bishop went on to work at newspapers big and small over forty years as an investigative reporter. She was on a Philadelphia Inquirer team that won a Pulitzer for coverage of nuclear leaks at Three Mile Island. Her Roanoke Times & World-News series on poisonings and fraud by exterminators and other pesticide users won a George Polk Award and was a Pulitzer finalist.
Reception to follow.
- Friday, August 9, 2019
- 1:00pm - 2:30pm
- Auditorium of Harrison/Small
- Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
- Mary Carter Bishop. Hosted by Phylissa Mitchell.
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