Book Discussion on Brown v. Board of Education

Mr. Patterson led a panel discussion about his book Brown v. Board of Education: A Civil Rights Milestone and Its Troubled Legacy,… read more

Mr. Patterson led a panel discussion about his book Brown v. Board of Education: A Civil Rights Milestone and Its Troubled Legacy, published by Oxford University Press. The book revisits the May 1954 Supreme Court decision that struck down racial segregation in America’s public schools, and looks at its influence on the Civil Rights movement and on education some fifty years later. Professor Patterson also writes about the people involved in all sides of the decision. Professor Patterson is joined in this discussion by Dr. Desmond and others. Mr. Willie is the author of Black Power/White Power in Public Education, published by Praeger Publishers. Ms. Eaton is co-author of Dismantling Desegregation: The Quiet Reversal of Brown v. Board of Education and author of The Other Boston Busing Story: What’s Won and Lost Across the Boundary Line. Mr. Kennedy is the author of Race, Crime and the Law, published by Pantheon Books. After their discussion the panelists answered questions from members of the audience. close

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  • Charles Desmond Associate Chancellor University of Massachusetts, Boston->Graduate College of Education
  • Susan E. Eaton Consultant Harvard University->Civil Rights Project
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Book Discussion on Brown v. Board of Education

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Program ID:
163695-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
May 12, 2001
Last Aired:
May 15, 2004

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  • May 12, 2001 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 13, 2001 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 09, 2001 | 2:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 14, 2003 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 15, 2003 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 17, 2003 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 17, 2003 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 12, 2004 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 13, 2004 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 15, 2004 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 15, 2004 | 6:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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