24 2019

Enemies in Love

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Lakewood Country Club 6430 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX 75214

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Author Alexis Clark will discuss her book "Enemies In Love" the story of a German POW, a Black Nurse, and an Unlikely Romance. Twenty-five years before Loving v. Virginia, an African American nurse named Elinor Powell and a soldier in Hitler’s army, Frederick Albert, fell madly in love against all odds in Jim-Crow Arizona. Their story is revealed in full for the first time in ENEMIES IN LOVE: A German POW, a Black Nurse, and an Unlikely Romance (on sale May 15). Drawing on years of first-hand interviews with relatives and friends of Elinor and Frederick, journalist and former Town & Country editor. Seating is limited. For reservations call 214-361-0018 or email susan@swjc.org. Venue: Lakewood Country Club, 6430 Gaston Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75214. Southwest Jewish Congress Black History Month Program.

Sponsor: Southwest Jewish Congress