Forrest Gump author University of Alabama

Arts & Life
7:32 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Author of 'Forrest Gump' to Speak in Tuscaloosa


The author of "Forrest Gump" is scheduled to speak at the University of Alabama.

The Tuscaloosa News reports ( that Winston Groom will speak at noon on Oct. 29 at the Ferguson Theater on the campus.

The event is free and open to the public.

Groom is a 1965 University of Alabama graduate. He is expected to discuss the influence of the university and football on his writing.

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