The Devil's Tickets: Contract Bridge and Murder

THU, SEP 24, 2009 (26:48)

Gary Pomerantz discusses his narrative from the Roaring 20's, The Devil's Tickets: A Night of Bridge, a Fatal Hand and a New American Age , about a bridge-table killing and murder trial in Kansas City, and the contract bridge card game craze that swept America.

+ BIO: Gary Pomerantz

Gary Pomerantz is a nonfiction author and journalist, and has served the past twelve years as a lecturer in the Graduate Program in Journalism at Stanford University. Throughout his career, Pomerantz has devoted his writing, and teaching, to American history, race relations, the media, and sports.

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