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"Evan Walls" Author Jeffrey Blount


Jeffrey Blount worked in network television for more than 30 years, directing “Meet the Press” and other programs at NBC News - winning an Emmy along the way.

These days, he is an author and speaker - and on Wednesday night, he will appear here in Chattanooga, as part of the South Bound Lecture Series - presented by Southern Lit Alliance at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center, starting at 6 PM.


Jeffrey - who lives in Washington, DC - joined us by phone, along with Lynda LeVan of Southern Lit Alliance...

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