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"'Night Riders' Is First Major Work Published By Memphis State Press"

Night Riders of Reelfoot Lake, by Paul J. Vanderwood, is the first major work to be published by the Memphis State Press since its renovation in 1968. Released Oct. 15, the book reconstructs a historical account of West Tennessee's Night Riders, a band of rugged Lake settlers who forcefully resisted a profit-motivated land company from intruding into their idyllic life of hunting and fishing at the lake.

"Richard Tucker Headlines MSU Opera Season"

The Memphis State University Opera Theatre opens its 21st season on October 21 with a presentation of "Tosca", a three-act opera by Giacomo Puccini. The performance, featuring the famous Metropolitan Opera star Richard Tucker, will begin at 8:00 p.m. in the Harding Academy Auditorium at Harding College in Memphis. Mr. Tucker will play the role of Cavaradossi. Acclaimed by many critics as 'The world's greatest tenor, Mr. Tucker has appeared with practically every major opera company in the world.


Columns.3_1a.1969 July-August


1969 July-August


Memphis State University; University of Memphis; University of Memphis (Memphis, Tenn.). Alumni Association.

The Columns, 1969 July-August