Barnes and... A Conversation with Roy Reed
Steve Barnes sits down with Roy Reed and discusses his newest book, Beware of Limbo Dancers: A Correspondent's Adventures with the New York Times. Reed, a native of Garland County who became a reporter for the New York Times in 1965 was thrust into the chaos of Alabama and witnessed first hand the Selma protest movement and the historical interracial march to Montgomery.
After his career as a reporter from 1956 to 1978, Reed taught journalism at the University of Arkansas for sixteen years. He is the author of two books:~Looking for Hogeye~and~Faubus: The Life and Times of an American Prodigal, and he is the editor of~Looking Back at the Arkansas Gazette: An Oral History.