Local Author And Historian Speaks To Students At Seaman Middle School

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Seaman Middle School hosted a Topekan historian on its campus today.

Bestselling Kansas author and historian D.W. Carter spoke to history students and autographed his new book entitled,"Mayday Over Wichita: The Worst Military Aviation Disaster In Kansas History."

The book analyzes the horrific events on January,16th 1965 when an Air Force KC 135 jet crashed into a congested African American residential section of Wichita.

Seaman students will read carter's book for their class project on Kansas History and National History Day.