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LAUNCHED: The Life of Olympian Herb Douglas

May 30, 2019 - May 30, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Heinz History Center
1212 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Douglas, a Pittsburgh native and University of Pittsburgh alumnus, won a bronze medal in the long jump at the 1948 Olympic Games in London. He later became one of the first African American vice presidents of a major U.S. corporation.

At this celebratory program, Douglas will be joined on stage by friends and representatives of various chapters of his life, including football Hall of Famer Franco Harris.


Following the program, Herb Douglas and author Anne Madarasz will sign copies of the newly released book, which will be available for sale.

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