Book Discussion on The Shame of the Nation: Apartheid Schooling in America

Jonathan Kozol talked about his book The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America, published by… read more

Jonathan Kozol talked about his book The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America, published by Crown. After visiting 60 public schools around the nation, he found that the “present pattern of intensifying segregation” has resulted in a dual education system that will have dire consequences for the nation. He also discussed the conditions of inner-city schools. Following his presentation, Mr. Kozol responded to questions and comments from members of the audience. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Oct 16, 2005

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  • Oct 16, 2005 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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