The first spring semester Talking in the Library event was held on Wednesday, February 15 at 4:30 PM in the Mary Tefft White Cultural Center. The Library hosted a lecture by the author and journalist, Tom Shea. Tommy Shea was a reporter for the Springfield Register for forty years, including six years covering the Boston Red Sox. In 1991, he was among the first reporters writing about the priest sexual abuse scandal in New England. In 2003, Shea received the New England Associated Press Award for best local New England column. His most recent work is Dingers: The 101 Most Memorable Home Runs in Baseball History.
Please view Tom Shea’s lecture below
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Writer in Residence, Adam Braver introduces Tom Shea
Dean Betsy Peck Learned introduces the talk and Adam Braver
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