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Thomas Cooper Society Dinner with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

The Thomas Cooper Society of the University of South Carolina Libraries is inviting all members of the community to its annual dinner with special guest Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on Monday, April 11, 2016 at 6 p.m. at Capstone House. The society will present Dr. Gates with the Thomas Cooper Medal for distinction in the arts and sciences at the event.¬†Gates has authored or co-authored twenty books and created 15 documentary films including his six-part PBS documentary series, “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross,” and “And Still I Rise: Black America since MLK,” which will also air on PBS. Reserve by April 6.