Book Discussion on The Last of the Black Emperors

Ms. Barras discussed her book, The Last of the Black Emperors: The Hollow Comeback of Marion Barry in the New Age of Black Leaders,… read more

Ms. Barras discussed her book, The Last of the Black Emperors: The Hollow Comeback of Marion Barry in the New Age of Black Leaders, published by Bancroft Press. The book describes Mayor Barry’s career in Washington, DC and his re-election as mayor after being arrested and imprisoned for possessing crack cocaine and attempts to explain why Mayor Barry was re-elected in 1994 following his removal from office. close

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Book Discussion on The Last of the Black Emperors

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Program ID:
105778-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 19, 1998
Last Aired:
Jul 20, 1998

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  • Jul 19, 1998 | 10:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 20, 1998 | 1:27am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 20, 1998 | 8:27am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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