A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

David Davis


Appearing Courtesy of Susan & John W. Madden, III

David Davis is the author/editor of six books, including "Waterman: The Life and Times of Duke Kahanamolu," "Showdown at Shepherd's Bush" and, most recently, "Wheels of Courage." Davis started his career as a journalist with the LA Weekly newspaper. His work has appeared in Sports Illustrated, Smithsonian Magazine and The Wall Street Journal. Davis was born and raised in New York City and now lives in Los Angeles.

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Scheduled events:
Basketball: More Than A Game
From disabled World War II veterans looking to rise above their afflictions to today's Native Americans facing the obstacles of life on the reservation, basketball has proven to be more than a game.

Crowdcast (Seats 1000)
Wed, Feb 3, 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Multigenre

Panelists: David Davis, Michael Powell
Moderator: Michael Sokolove
Basketball: More Than A Game
From disabled World War II veterans looking to rise above their afflictions to today's Native Americans facing the obstacles of life on the reservation, basketball has proven to be more than a game.

Citi Stage (Seats 1000)
Sat, Mar 6, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Multigenre

Panelists: David Davis, Michael Powell
Moderator: Michael Sokolove

Book:
Wheels of Courage
How Paralyzed Veterans from World War II Invented Wheelchair Sports, Fought for Disability Rights, and Inspired a Nation
Sports
Center Street
August 2020
ISBN 9781546084648
Hardcover, 320 pages
$28.00, INSTORE
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Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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