Hill Harper to Speak at Amtrak’s ‘National Train Day’

HarperActor Hill Harper is scheduled to speak at Amtrak?s 5th Annual National Train Day. This year?s celebration takes place in Chicago, Illinois, where the theme will be “See More on a Train”.??

The award-winning actor, who is also an author and a philanthropist, stars as Dr. Sheldon Hawkes in? television?s hit series CSI: NY. At the event, he is expected to read sections of his new book, The Wealth Cure: Putting Money in its Place, parts of which he wrote during a train ride from Los Angeles to Chicago.

?I am honored to join Amtrak in celebration of National Train Day. I had an incredible journey aboard the Southwest Chief while writing my last book. The train ride from Los Angeles to Chicago was the trip of a lifetime and I look forward to sharing my experience during National Train Day in Chicago,? said Harper.?

The festivities will take place on Saturday, May 12, from 11a.m.-4p.m. at Chicago?s Union Station. Other signature events are planned to take place in NY, Los Angeles and Philadelphia. For more information, go to National Train Day.