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Speaker gives voice to the powerless

October 26, 2012

Robert Wolf will read and discuss the writings of farmers, homeless men and women and others whose voices are seldom heard in our tumultuous society.

 Part of the 2012 MacMurray College Speakers Series, “Perspectives on Social Justice,” the event is 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Thoresen Recital Hall in the Putnam Center at MacMurray. The talk is free and open to the public. The Putnam Center is on the southeast corner of State and Clay streets in Jacksonville, IL.

Mr. Wolf, a writer and director of Free River Press in Decorah, IA, and former Chicago Tribune columnist, is the author and editor of 27 books. In his work with Free River Press, Wolf has conducted writing workshops for the poor and dispossessed in the rural Midwest and elsewhere. He has also written extensively on modern industrial agriculture.

Request interpreting services 72 hours prior to event at or call 217-479-7123.

For further information on the 2012-13 Speaker Series, contact the MacMurray College Office of Public Relations, 217-479-7027, or visit our website,

For more information, contact:

Ted Roth, Director of Communications and Marketing
Work: 217-479-7027
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