The Columbia Basin College Arts Center is pleased to bring you another presentation in their Community Lecture Series. This Thursday, January 20 at 7:00pm, Professor David Bullock will present “A Strike to the Heart: Historical Memory and Roslyn’s Western Miners Union” at the Kennewick Washington branch of the Mid Columbia Library.
Professor David Bullock will tell the story of the early miners in Central Washington who dedicated their time to creating a new and independent union. The miners hard work had a huge impact on coal operators, the United Mine Workers, racial and ethnic tensions, communist influences, neighborhood infighting, and finances.
For over 30 years Professor David Bullock has studied and taught political communications, he is now currently the Professor of Communications at Walla Walla University. As a result of the many years Professor Bullock has devoted to communications he has received numerous awards and professional memberships. Professor Bullock has spent many years in communications in a variety of settings; his experience includes time spent on a small university radio station and time on a Congressional campaign. All of this experience has helped bullock with his next endeavor, documenting the history of the Roslyn/Cle Elum strike.
For more information on this lecture or any others visit the Community Lecture Series 2010-2011 page on the Columbia Basin College website or call 509.542.5531.
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