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According to government figures, a hate crime is reported somewhere in the US every hour of everyday...and thousands more every year go unreported. This week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM takes you to a recent USF summit where attendees didn't just hear facts like these, but also personal stories from people affected by such crimes.
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St. Petersburg Times book editor Colette Bancroft talks about the large number of Pulitzer Prize winners, as well as Times' staffers, who will be appearing at the Festival of Reading.
Ms. Bancroft says some of the other authors appearing at the Festival come from the worlds of politics, acting, music and the news media.
USF St. Pete Assoc. Prof. of Art History Sheramy Bundrick talks about her research for her book, "Sunflowers: A Novel of Vincent van Gogh," and reads a passage from it.
Christopher Davis, FBI Asst. Special Agent-in-Charge, talks about the murder of James Byrd, Jr. in Jasper, TX, in 1998. (WARNING: graphic content)
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In addition to the Festival, Sheramy Bundrick will be signing her book "Sunflowers: A Novel of Vincent van Gogh," October 15 at 4:00 PM at the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library at USF St. Petersburg.