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    By EDWARD HUMES
    Author & Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist

    Humes discussed the national and local debate surrounding evolution vs. intelligent design.

    He lectured at the Dole Institute last November for Veterans Day about his book Over Here: How the GI Bill Transformed the American Dream.
    Humes’ other books include: School of Dreams, Baby E.R., Mean Justice (a Los Angeles Times Best Book of 1999), and the bestseller Mississippi Mud.

    Mr. Humes a journalist and author of eight works of nonfiction, Edward Humes received the Pulitzer Prize for his newspaper coverage of the military and a PEN Center USA Award for his groundbreaking book about the children of juvenile court, No Matter How Loud I Shout. His other books include School of Dreams, Baby E.R., Mean Justice (a Los Angeles Times Best Book of 1999), and the bestseller Mississippi Mud. He has written for numerous magazines and newspapers and is presently writer-at-large for Los Angeles magazine. His most recent book, Over Here: How the G.I. Bill Transformed the American Dream, will be published by Harcourt in October 2006. A graduate of Hampshire College, he lives in Southern California. Further information on Humes and his work can be found at www.EdwardHumes.com.


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