DURHAM. N.H. - The N.H. Author Series, hosted by the Friends of Dimond Library, will present journalist and historian Mike Pride Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the Dimond Library 5th Floor Reading Room at the University of New Hampshire.
Local author and humorist Rebecca Rule will interview Pride in front of a live audience. The program is free and open to the public, but seating is limited so registration is encouraged.
Interviews feature authors who live, summer, teach, or were born in New Hampshire.
Pride is a historian, journalist and former editor of the Concord Monitor, where he ran the newsroom for 30 years. He is the co-author of “Too Dead to Die: A Memoir of Bataan and Beyond” and “My Brave Boys: To War with Colonel Cross and the Fighting Fifth,” a history of Colonel Edward E. Cross and the Fifth New Hampshire Volunteers.” He also was co-editor of “The New Hampshire Century: Concord Monitor Profiles of One Hundred People Who Shaped It.”
Pride served on the Pulitzer Prize board for nine years. A graduate of the University of South Florida, he was Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and Hoover Media Fellow at Stanford University.
The interview includes an opportunity for questions from the audience and will be recorded by New Hampshire Public Television for broadcast and web streaming. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (603) 862-1540.
To watch video stream of previous interviews, visit New Hampshire Public Television.
The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a world-class public research university with the feel of a New England liberal arts college. A land, sea, and space-grant university, UNH is the state's flagship public institution, enrolling 12,300 undergraduate and 2,200 graduate students.
Photo: An image of Mike Pride can be downloaded here: