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10/16/2009

EAC brings Madison Walker back for more stories of the Old West

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[Click Image to Enlarge]  Eastern Arizona College’s Speech Communication Department is happy to announce that Madison Walker, best known for his stories of Nat Love, the Buffalo Soldier, will be returning to EAC on Friday, October 23, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. in the Gila/Galaruo Room of the EAC Gherald L. Hoopes Jr. Activities Center. [Contributed photo]
 

By Jeanné Clark

THATCHER, AZ—Eastern Arizona College’s Speech Communication Department is happy to announce that Madison Walker, best known for his stories of Nat Love, the Buffalo Soldier, will be returning to EAC on Friday, October 23, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. in the Gila/Galaruo Room of the EAC Gherald L. Hoopes Jr. Activities Center. This free event is suitable for all ages and is open to the public.

“This storytelling is for all who love western tales, for all who love history, and all who love to imagine what it would have been like to live in the old west,” says Lee Russell, head of EAC’s Speech Communications Department. “These historically accurate tales honor a part of the history of this country and a people who lived that history. Madison Walker has a unique way of bringing the Buffalo Soldiers—the African American military troops—to life, while pulling his audiences into the events they lived. The outfits Madison wears in his tellings are authentic, and fascinating to see!”

Walker will also be giving a special presentation to Russell’s 11 a.m. Public Speaking class on the morning of the event. The class meets in the Academic Programs building, room 115 and this special lecture session will be open to the public.

For more information about this event, contact Russell at (928) 428-8489.

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