Derf Backderf

Apr 15, 2020

Presented by Wexner Center for the Arts
Derf Backderf

Best-selling cartoonist and Ohio State alum Derf Backderf returns to the Wex with his extraordinary new work, Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio.

On May 4, 1970, the Ohio National Guard shot and killed unarmed college students protesting the Vietnam War at Kent State University. Backderf, who was 10 years old at the time, revisits the tragedy through extensive interviews and research Backderf explores the lives lost that day and the series of events that led up to that day. 

Best-selling cartoonist and Ohio State alum Derf Backderf returns to the Wex with his extraordinary new work, Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio.

On May 4, 1970, the Ohio National Guard shot and killed unarmed college students protesting the Vietnam War at Kent State University. Backderf, who was 10 years old at the time, revisits the tragedy through extensive interviews and research Backderf explores the lives lost that day and the series of events that led up to that day. 

Readings

Wed, Apr 15


Reception will begin at 6:30 PM.
Funding for this event provided by:

Funded by GCAC Funded by OAC

Location Wexner Center Film/Video Theater


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1871 N. High Street, Columbus, OH, 43210


Derf Backderf

Apr 15, 2020

Tickets

Free with tickets

Wed, Apr 15
7:30 - 8:40 PM
Categories

Visual Arts, Comics/Cartooning
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