Al Roker to come to Colorado State University Saturday to discuss new book

Zara DeGroot

NBC “Today Show” personality and author Al Roker will visit Colorado State University at 3 p.m. Saturday to speak about his latest book, “The Storm of the Century,” the story of the hurricane that wiped out Galveston, Texas, in 1900.

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Al Roker. (Photo courtesy: Morgan Library)

The book includes accounts from the storm’s survivors and discusses the media madness that ensued around the hurricane. 

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Roker’s visit is part of the author series sponsored by the Friends of the CSU Libraries and the Poudre River Friends of the Library.

The event will be held from 3-5 p.m. in Griffin Hall at the University Center of the Arts. Doors open at 2:30 p.m., and a book signing and sales will be held afterward. 

Tickets are $17 and are available at Old Firehouse Books and online

Collegian Reporter Zara DeGroot can be reached at news@collegian.com or on Twitter @zar_degroot