Book Discussion on On Her Own Ground: Madame C.J. Walker

Ms. Bundles discussed her biography On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker, published by Scribner. The… read more

Ms. Bundles discussed her biography On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker, published by Scribner. The author is the great-great granddaughter of C. J. Walker, an African-American entrepreneur and philanthropist. The book chronicles Mrs. Walker’s life and accomplishments--including her childhood as the orphaned daughter of slaves and her rise to the top of an international hair care empire. In her talk, Ms. Bundles described the circumstances of Mrs. Walker’s life, and shows photographs included in the book. After her presentation, Ms. Bundles answered questions from members of the audience. close

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  • A'Lelia Bundles Deputy Bureau Chief (Former) ABC News->Washington Bureau
  • Marcel Riddick Director Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History->Education and Public Programs Department

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Book Discussion on On Her Own Ground: Madame C.J. Walker

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
First Aired:
Mar 3, 2001
Last Aired:
Nov 4, 2003

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  • Mar 03, 2001 | 8:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 04, 2001 | 10:46pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 25, 2001 | 9:43am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 07, 2002 | 8:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 19, 2002 | 11:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Nov 03, 2003 | 11:40pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 04, 2003 | 8:10am EST | C-SPAN 3
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