My FWAA first-place story on the 1962 Rose Bowl and segregation

Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report David Maraniss, Pulitzer Prize winner and biographer: "History writes people out of the story. It's our job to write them back in." *** I’m humbled and honored to share with you I’ve won first place in a national sports writing contest sponsored by the Football Writers Association of America. The FWAA, on its Fifth Down website, announced the 30th annual contest winners. My story won first place for Enterprise. I wrote about the 1962…

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My chance to tell the true stories of college football integration on The Spiro Avenue Show

Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report Thanks to the Justin Spiro of The Spiro Avenue Show for the chance to tell the story of Michigan State and Duffy leading college football integration. The stories are told in my new book, "THE RIGHT THING TO DO, The True Pioneers of College Football Integration in the 1960s." Listen here to the show. I've have researched the subject matter since 2012 when I began working on RAYE OF LIGHT, Jimmy Raye, Duffy…

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