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 has served the past three years as a visiting lecturer in the department of communication at Stanford University. From 1999-2001, as distinguished visiting professor of journalism at Emory University in Atlanta, he taught courses on the history and future of the American press and on news reporting and writing. A number of his former students work today for media outlets across the nation.

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