2016 Krueger Lecture Scheduled for Oct. 18

Dr. Paul Andrew Hutton, professor of history at the University of New Mexico, will be the guest speaker for the sixth annual David W. Krueger Lecture at Arkansas Tech University.

Hutton will offer a lecture entitled “Davy Crockett and the Creation of an American Legend” at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, in the Doc Bryan Student Services Center Lecture Hall. A reception will follow.

An alumnus of Indiana University, Hutton has written, produced or appeared in more than 150 television documentaries on such networks as CBS, NBC, PBS, Discovery, Disney Channel, TBS, A&E and the History Channel.

The lecture, which is sponsored by the Arkansas Tech College of Arts and Humanities, the Arkansas Tech Department of History and Political Science and the Arkansas Tech University Foundation, will be free and open to the public.

The David W. Krueger Lecture Series is underwritten by a generous donation from Dr. M. Diane Gleason to the Arkansas Tech University Foundation.

The namesake of the series served on the Arkansas Tech history faculty from 1960-2010. Krueger received the title professor emeritus of history from the Arkansas Tech Board of Trustees in March 2015 and he was inducted into the Arkansas Tech Hall of Distinction in May 2016.

For more information about the lecture, call (479) 968-0265.