Wednesday, November 7, Tom Bailey, a famous Alabama author, visited Walker High School students. Bailey is the author of many notable books, including the Alabama Roots Biography series, that covers the lives of many famous Alabamians in history. Bailey has been the editor of such newspapers as the Birmingham News, and journalist for several notable magazines. Bailey shared some of his knowledge of writing and interview skills. He also shared many of his past experiences of conducting interviews and research for his books. A highlight of the visit was his monologues of Tallulah Bankhead, Hank Aaron, and Rosa Parks.
Famous Alabama Author Visits