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Internationally Acclaimed Author Edwin Black to Speak at FSW

Jan 22, 2016

JANUARY 22, 2016 – FORT MYERS, FLA – Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) and the Holocaust Museum and Education Center of Southwest Florida present New York Times bestselling author Edwin Black at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, at the FSW Thomas Edison Campus (Fort Myers), Building U, Room 102. This event is free and open to the public.

Black will present "American Eugenics -- from Long Island to Auschwitz,” based on his award-winning bestseller, “War Against the Weak: Eugenics and America's Campaign to Create a Master Race.”

An internationally acclaimed investigative author, Black has written 11 bestselling books. His work focuses on human rights, genocide and hate, corporate criminality and corruption, governmental misconduct, academic fraud, philanthropy abuse, oil addiction, alternative energy and historical investigation. Black has been interviewed on network broadcasts including “Oprah,” the “TODAY Show,” “CNN Wolf Blitzer Reports” and “NBC Dateline.” Many of his books have been optioned by Hollywood for film, with two in active production. His latest film is the screen adaptation “War Against the Weak,” based on his book of the same name. He is a leading contributor to The Cutting Edge News, the Huffington Post and The Times of Israel.

To RSVP to this event, contact Jennifer Young, FSW Public Relations and Marketing Associate, at or 239-489-9101.                                                      


Florida SouthWestern State College is Southwest Florida’s largest and one of the most affordable institutions of higher education. Annually serving nearly 22,000 students globally, FSW offers a variety of nationally-ranked, career-focused academic programs with two- and four-year degrees, and professional certifications. Students are also active in clubs and programs catered to their interests. FSW will debut its intercollegiate athletics program in January 2016. Visit for more information.

Last Updated: January 22, 2016

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