Jerome Bettis

Family History and the Impact of Slavery
9:05 am
Fri March 9, 2012

WKU Historian to Appear on NBC Television Tonight

Dr. John Hardin
WKU History Department

WKU History Professor John Hardin, who specializes in African American History, will appear tonight on the NBC television network program, "Who Do You Think You Are?"  Dr. Hardin helped to research the family history of former Pittsburgh Steeler running back Jerome Bettis, the family story that will be traced in tonight's program.  The story has roots in slavery in western Kentucky.  Dan Modlin has more.......