Book Discussion on Richard Wright: The Life and Times

Professor Rowley talked about her biography, Richard Wright: The Life and Times, published by Henry Holt and Company. The book details… read more

Professor Rowley talked about her biography, Richard Wright: The Life and Times, published by Henry Holt and Company. The book details the life of controversial author and activist Richard Wright, author of such books as Native Son, and The Outsider. Mr. Wright joined the communist party as a young man, but as a result had bestselling books banned in some cities and states in the U.S. After the presentation Professor Rowley answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Richard Wright: The Life and Times

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166849-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Nov 18, 2001
Last Aired:
Jan 13, 2002

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  • Nov 18, 2001 | 11:12pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 2001 | 1:11am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 13, 2002 | 7:51am EST | C-SPAN 2
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