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Texas Tech Geographer, Author Joel Kotkin Foresee Rise of the Plains for 21st Century

Released: 23-Oct-2012 1:25 PM EDT
Source Newsroom: Texas Tech University
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WHAT: Webinar about new e-book, “The Rise of the Great Plains: Regional Opportunity in the 21st Century” featuring author Joel Kotkin, Delore Zimmerman of Praxis Strategy Group and Kevin Mulligan, Texas Tech University Center for Geospatial Studies.

WHEN: 2 p.m. Central Wednesday (Oct. 24)

Registration required; contact number below for questions.

EVENT: For decades, much of the east- and west-coast media have portrayed the Great Plains as a vast wasteland better left to the buffalo and forces of nature. Far from dying, the research in this book shows that the region is in the midst of a historic recovery.

These researchers predict that the Great Plains will enter the 21st Century with the prairie wind at its back.

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