Writing About Race in America

The authors discussed their decisions to write about race and race relations. Mr. Hemphill talked about his book The Ballad of… read more

The authors discussed their decisions to write about race and race relations. Mr. Hemphill talked about his book The Ballad of Little River: A Tale of Race and Restless Youth in the Rural South, published by Free Press. The book is about the five white youths who burned a black church in a small Alabama town. Mr. Malcomson talked about his book One Drop of Blood: The American Misadventure of Race, published by Farrar, Staus & Giroux. The book examines why race is still a factor in America. After their prepared remarks the authors answered questions from the audience. close

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Writing About Race in America

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159907-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Oct 22, 2000
Last Aired:
Dec 2, 2000

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  • Oct 22, 2000 | 2:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 23, 2000 | 2:09am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 02, 2000 | 5:07pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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