Book Discussion on When I Was Puerto Rican

Ms. Santiago talked about her book, When I Was Puerto Rican, published by Random House. She focused on her life from San Juan,… read more

Ms. Santiago talked about her book, When I Was Puerto Rican, published by Random House. She focused on her life from San Juan, Puerto Rico to the barrios of Brooklyn, New York, and the hardships she endured on her way to attending Harvard University. She also focused on why she chose to write the book and her development as a writer. After the interview, she answered questions from the audience.

This was part of a series of interviews done by Ms. Conway with women writers. close

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Book Discussion on When I Was Puerto Rican

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Program ID:
151996-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Oct 17, 1999
Last Aired:
Jan 23, 2000

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  • Oct 17, 1999 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 18, 1999 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 21, 1999 | 4:49am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 23, 2000 | 12:56am EST | C-SPAN 2
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