Book Discussion on The Road to Home: My Life and Times

Mr. Gregorian talked about his memoir The Road to Home: My Life and Times, published by Simon and Schuster. Mr. Gregorian… read more

Mr. Gregorian talked about his memoir The Road to Home: My Life and Times, published by Simon and Schuster. Mr. Gregorian explains how he went from a childhood as a Christian Armenian in a poor section of Tabriz, Iran, to become president of the New York Public Library and, later, the president of Brown University. He was inspired by the worlds that he found in books, and so when he was fifteen years old he presented himself at an Armenian-French lycee in Beirut, Lebanon, to start the arduous task of changing his life. This memoir is the story of a journey from one educational experience to another. Now the president of the Carnegie Corporation, Mr. Gregorian traveled the time-worn, conventional path of hard work and sheer grit, but with the dedicated help of friends and the fortuitous aid of strangers close

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Book Discussion on The Road to Home: My Life and Times

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jun 29, 2003
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Jun 30, 2003

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  • Jun 29, 2003 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 29, 2003 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 30, 2003 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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