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Gordon Parks' 100th Birthday


On Wednesday’s Central Standard, we examine the legacy of Gordon Parks; the photographer, essayist, film maker, and native Kansan whose 100th birthday is this Friday.

Join us as when we welcome in Bernard Franklin, former president of Penn Valley Community College and personal friend of Parks, and Jill Warford, Executive Director of the Gordon Parks Museum & Center for Culture and Diversity at Fort Scott Community College as they discuss the legacy and impact Mr. Parks has had on the region and the world.


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Matthew Long-Middleton has been a talk-show producer, community producer and now is the Media Training Manager with America Amplified. You can reach him at, or on Twitter.