Evenings Upstairs @ Your Library --Kentucky & Tennessee : The Best of Neighbors with Supreme Court Justice Bill Cunningham


Ryan Burkett

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

December 6, 2012 at 7:00 PM until 8:00 PM

Location: McCracken County Public Library

Phone: 270-442-2510 x 119

Email: bwrinkle@mclib.net

Link: http://www.mclib.net

Event Description

"Kentucky & Tennessee : The Best Of Neighbors" presented by Supreme Court Justice Bill Cunningham

Cunningham will discuss aspects of the shared history and other commonalities of Kentucky and Tennessee, dating back to the creation of the two states.

Justice Cunningham has authored seven books on regional history including On Bended Knee, Castle, Children of Promise and Flames In The Wind. He was named the Robert Penn Warren Western Kentucky Writer of the Decade in 2011.

Justice Cunningham was elected to the state’s highest court in November 2006. He previously served as Circuit Judge for 15 years and commonwealth’s attorney for Caldwell, Livingston, Lyon, and Trigg countries for 12 years. He was also the city attorney for Eddyville and served as a public defender for the Kentucky State Penitentiary. He is a U.S. Army veteran and served in Vietnam, Korea and Germany.

Sponsored by the McCracken County Public Library
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