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An Evening with Mark Whitaker

Presented by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at Senator John Heinz History Center, Pittsburgh PA

Feb 05 2018
An Evening with Mark Whitaker

Event is FREE and open to the public Discussion | 6 p.m. Book Signing | 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Join the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and PNC for a provocative Black History Month town hall event featuring a conversation between two nationally prominent journalists -- former Newsweek editor Mark Whitaker and PG executive editor David Shribman. Together the pair will discuss Mr. Whitaker’s new history of black Pittsburgh, his upcoming book “Smoketown,” and the rich history of African Americans in Southwestern PA.


“Smoketown” will be available for purchase at the event through the

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Senator John Heinz History Center

1212 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222