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Penn State Laureate David Witwer presents "Searching for Jimmy Hoffa"

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Thursday, October 22, 2020, 11:30am – 1pm David Witwer, professor of American studies in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities and Penn State Laureate for the 2020-21 academic year previews his lectures, which will draw on his research on corruption, organized crime, and labor racketeering. Presentations will focus on his current book project, “Searching for Jimmy Hoffa,” which traces the history of what is known about International Brotherhood of Teamsters president James R. Hoffa’s disappearance, his involvement with organized crime, and what his career reveals about working-class attitudes towards corruption. Witwer plans to generate conversations about what past confrontations with corruption can teach us today. Event Name: Penn State Laureate David Witwer Organization: HB - Academic School - SHUM Is the event open to the general public?: TRUE

2020/10/22 (Thu)