A Conversation with Taylor Branch

Tavis Smiley, author of Keeping the Faith: Stories of Love, Courage, Healing, and Hope from Black America, talks with Taylor Branch, author… read more

Tavis Smiley, author of Keeping the Faith: Stories of Love, Courage, Healing, and Hope from Black America, talks with Taylor Branch, author of At Canaan’s Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68. Mr. Smiley also talked about the book he edited and compiled, The Covenant with Black America. They discussed the beliefs and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., today’s politics compared with the 1960s, the civil rights movement, inequality of women, voting rights, and the concept of nonviolent protest. After their discussion both men answered audience members' questions. close

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

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A Conversation with Taylor Branch

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Program ID:
192249-2
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
Apr 29, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 16, 2007

Airing Details

  • Apr 29, 2006 | 5:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 13, 2006 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 28, 2006 | 5:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 15, 2007 | 6:51pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 16, 2007 | 6:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
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