Overby Center Opens in Miss.

September 21, 2007: Overby Center Opens in Miss.

Date: September 21, 2007

The Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics opens at the University of Mississippi to honor graduate Charles Overby, former chairman and chief executive officer of the Freedom Forum, Newseum and Diversity Institute. The Overby Center features programs, multimedia displays and publications exploring the complex relationships between politicians and the press, with a focus on Southern perspectives.