Author Michael Rosenberg Discusses His New Book 'War As They Knew It: Woody Hayes, Bo Schembechler, and America In A Time Of Unrest'
This event was held on October 16, 2008 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
Campus sit-ins, Vietnam War protests and the Black Panther Party: In "War As They Knew It," Michael Rosenberg perfectly captures what life was like both on and off the football fields of college campuses during the remarkable era of the 1960s - '70s. He details how both Schembechler and Hayes strived to make their football programs a model for the rest of society â€” a counter to the counter-culture. At the same time, they struggled to cope with the shifting political landscape and the volatile atmosphere on their campuses.
Michael Rosenberg, a sports columnist for the Detroit Free Press and FOXsports.com, takes us back to those unsettling times as he discusses his new book. This event includes a booksigning, with books available for purchase.