Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer
The Frommers are a wife and husband team who successfully bridge the worlds of popular culture and traditional scholarship. Having met as students at New York University writing for the school newspaper, they are well-known oral historians, the co-authors of the five critically acclaimed works: It Happened in the Catskills; It Happened in Brooklyn; Growing Up Jewish in America; It Happened on Broadway; and It Happened in Manhattan, and professors of oral history in the Masters of Arts in Liberal Studies program at Dartmouth College. They are also prolific travel writers whose articles on national and international destinations and Jewish communities around the world have appeared in a myriad of outlets including The New York Times, Newsday, New York Daily News, Los Angeles Times, Redbook, Haaretz, The Forward, Golf Digest, International Herald Tribune, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Sporting News, and Men's Health.
Accomplished and charismatic public speakers, the Frommers have appeared before live audiences and on the media throughout the United States lecturing on their books and travel experiences.
Harvey Frommer is also a noted sports journalist and oral historian, the author of forty one books on sports including the autobiographies of legends Nolan Ryan, Tony Dorsett, and Red Holzman. The prolific Frommer was also selected in major searches. For more info, please check out Harvey's contact page.
WRITING BASEBALL by Dr. Harvey Frommer - a multimedia exhibit in the Dartmouth College Library will run from June 17 to July 31,2013. A talk will be given on June 25th starting at 4 P.M.