The 2017 Frank P. Zeidler Memorial Lecture features Heather Ann Thompson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book “Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy,” which also was a finalist for the National Book Award and included on 14 “Best of 2016” lists.

Dr. Thompson has also written extensively on the history of policing, mass incarceration, and the criminal justice system. This event will include a talk by Dr. Thompson, followed by an audience Q&A.

Frank P. Zeidler Memorial Lecture Committee, this event is co-sponsored by the Milwaukee Turners and Boswell Books.