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Title: George Lapides, 2007
Contributor: Lapides, George
Jacobs, Daniel
Keywords: Oral history;Interviews;Civil rights;Memphis (Tenn.);Crossroads to Freedom;Sports;Race relations;Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968;Memphis State University;Baseketball;Newspapers
Issue Date: 22-Oct-2007
Publisher: Rhodes College
Description: This is an interview with George Lapides, a sports journalist and native Memphian who began his journalism career covering politics in the Memphis tri-state area. Inspired by the editor of the Press Scimitar and Commercial Appeal to go into journalism, he explains the experiences that accompanied his move into sports journalism and the stories he covered during the Civil Rights era.
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Appears in Collections:Crossroads to Freedom Oral History Collection

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