Book Discussion on Do You Speak American?

Robert MacNeil talked about the book he co-wrote with William Cran, Do You Speak American?, published by Nan A. Talese. He talked… read more

Robert MacNeil talked about the book he co-wrote with William Cran, Do You Speak American?, published by Nan A. Talese. He talked about his life, personal experiences, the MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour, and detailed his writing career. He also talked about his immigration from Canada and becoming a U.S. citizenship. He detailed his writing career and how he came to write this book and discussed the state of the English language in America. Following his remarks, Mr. MacNeil responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Do You Speak American?

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 25, 2005
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Dec 25, 2005

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  • Sep 25, 2005 | 4:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 03, 2005 | 10:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
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