Book Discussion on King of the Cats: The Life and Times of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

Wil Haygood talked about the paperback reissue of his book King of the Cats: The Life and Times of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., first… read more

Wil Haygood talked about the paperback reissue of his book King of the Cats: The Life and Times of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., first published in 1993 by Houghton Mifflin Company. In the book, Mr. Haygood chronicles the life and career of former Harlem congressman Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. He also responded to questions from members of the audience.

The book, originally published in 1993, details former Rep. Powell’s 24-year political career, including his successful lawsuit against the House of Representatives after they voted to expel him from Congress in 1967. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on King of the Cats: The Life and Times of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

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191916-1
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 27, 2006
Last Aired:
Sep 24, 2006

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  • May 27, 2006 | 1:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 23, 2006 | 10:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 24, 2006 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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