Ted Poston "Dean of Black Journalists"

Ted Poston "Dean of Black Journalists" (tmp-0b1ad)

Location: Hopkinsville, KY 42240 Christian County
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N 36° 51.958', W 87° 29.367'

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He covered major civil rights stories of his era and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 1949. Poston received numerous other awards, including the George Polk Award in Journalism for national reporting. His book of short stories, The Dark Side of Hopkinsville, was published in 1991. He was inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame in 2000.
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Year Placed2017
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:11pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 456374 N 4080115
Decimal Degrees36.86596667, -87.48945000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 51.958', W 87° 29.367'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 51' 57.48" N, 87° 29' 22.02" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 KY-80, Hopkinsville KY 42240, US
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