P&P Live!: Skip Finley – Whaling Captains of Color: America's First Meritocracy - in conversation with John Kennedy

Upcoming Event
Sunday, July 12, 2020 - 3:00pm

This event will be streamed online as part of our P&P Live! Series .

Skip Finley is a former broadcasting executive who was responsible for over 40 U.S. radio stations and experienced success in all areas of radio. Attempting retirement since age 50, he keeps returning to communications, currently in marketing at the Vineyard Gazette Media Group on Martha's Vineyard, where he summered since 1955, deciding to become a writer. For five years Finley wrote the weekly Oak Bluffs Town Column and is a contributor to several publications in the areas of whaling and history.

John H. Kennedy has been a print journalist for more than four decades and a college instructor for the past 25 years, primarily in the U.S. but also Europe and east Africa. Author of A Course of Their Own: A History of African American Golfers, he’s currently at work on a book about American war correspondents. He edited Whaling Captains of Color with author Skip Finley.


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ISBN: 9781682475096
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Published: US Naval Institute Press - June 15th, 2020

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