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David Margolick - School of Journalism's Spring Speaker Series

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David Margolick, whose new book focuses on two people featured in an Indiana University photojournalism professor's historic photograph taken during the Arkansas desegregation crisis, will kick off the School of Journalism's spring speaker series. Margolick's book, "Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock" (Yale University Press, 2011), is about the lives of Hazel Bryan Massery, the white student seen in the iconic photo jeering at Elizabeth Eckford, a black student entering Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., on the day of a court-ordered mandate to desegregate the school. IU journalism professor Will Counts, who died in 2001, took the Pulitzer Prize-nominated picture when he was a photographer for the Arkansas Democrat. Margolick also has been a legal affairs reporter at The New York Times, where he covered the trials of O.J. Simpson, Lorena Bobbitt and William Kennedy Smith. His work for the Times was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize four times. His other books include "Beyond Glory: Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, and a World on the Brink" and "Strange Fruit: The Biography of a Song."

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