Friday, December 9, 2011

TODAY: Greenlee's interview airs on NPR affiliate

        The story of the1970 Marshall University football plane crash is forever fascinating. Yet, there are glaring omissions in previously-produced media projects about the tragedy.
       Learn what really happened when host Denise Franklin talks to book author Craig T. Greenlee on Voices & Viewpoints, a half-hour interview program on National Public Radio affiliate 88.5 WFDD. The interview will air today (December 9) at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Greenlee, a Marshall graduate and former Thundering Herd defensive back, will discuss his recently-released book—November Ever After—a memoir about the crash and its aftermath.
       To hear the interview, go to WFDD’s website, click here for the Voices & Viewpoints page, then click on the “LISTEN” icon.
       The evening of November 14, 1970 was damp and chilly with a steady drizzle and dense fog. That night, a plane crash wiped out most of the school’s football team. Unless you were there, you could never fully comprehend the gravity of grief that engulfed Huntington, West Virginia, in the days following the worst aviation disaster in the history of American sports.
       Greenlee knows.
       He was there.
       He’ll never forget.
       It could have been him on that plane.
      Voices & Viewpoints is a weekly program which airs on 88.5 WFDD, the NPR® news and Triad Arts station broadcasting from Wake Forest University. WFDD broadcasts news, information, and public affairs programming to 32 counties from both its Winston-Salem (NC) and Greensboro (NC) studios.

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