Book Discussion on Ready for Revolution

Mr. Thelwell talked about Ready for Revolution: The Life and Struggles of Stokely Carmichael, published by… read more

Mr. Thelwell talked about Ready for Revolution: The Life and Struggles of Stokely Carmichael, published by Scribner. Mr. Carmichael, who changed his name to Kwame Ture in 1978 in honor of his mentors, African leaders Kwame Nkrumah and Sekou Toure, died in Guinea in November 1998. During his final months of life, Mr. Ture dictated his story to Mr. Thelwell, his friend and colleague on the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Published to coincide with the fifth anniversary of Mr. Ture’s death, the book traces his path from immigrant to student activist to honorary prime minister of the Black Panther Party, and finally to his embrace of Pan-Africanism. After his presentation Mr. Thelwell answered audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on Ready for Revolution

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College Park, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Jan 3, 2004
Last Aired:
Mar 1, 2004

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  • Jan 03, 2004 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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