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King Records Roundtable

Saturday, September 24 at 1:00 p.m.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 E. Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Included in Admission.

Be part of the conversation as historians Randy McNutt, Darren Blasé, Dr. Chris Anderson and King drummer Philip Paul discuss King Records’ first ten years as a company. Topics will include the migration of Southerners to Cincinnati in the 20th century, King’s colorblind hiring policy in the 1940s, the company’s early success in both the Country and in the R & B markets, and the significance of African American Henry Glover being hired as an A&R man and Recording Director for the label in the 1940s. “The Traveling Suitcase,” will be there for viewing and staff will be on hand to answer questions about this newly developed educational tool.

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Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 1:00pm