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Wed February 15, 2012
Pitts Says Young People Will Drive Media Changes

Pulitizer Prize Winning Journalist Visits MTSU

Leonard Pitts, Jr. recently published his first novel entitled "Before I Forget."
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) --  Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. is making an appearance Wednesday in Middle Tennessee.

Pitts will deliver a speech in the State Farm Lecture Hall on the campus of Middle Tennessee State University Wednesday afternoon.

Pitts is a syndicated columnist for the Miami Herald and author of three books. His 2004 Pulitzer citation reads in part that Pitts writes, “fresh, vibrant columns that speak, with both passion and compassion, to ordinary people on often divisive issues.”

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