After Words with Nick Bryant
Nick Bryant was interviewed about his book The Bystander: John F. Kennedy and the Struggle for Black Equality, published by Perseus Books… read more
Nick Bryant was interviewed about his book The Bystander: John F. Kennedy and the Struggle for Black Equality, published by Perseus Books Group.
In his book Mr. Bryant chronicles President Kennedy’s engagement with race issues from his first campaign in Boston through his presidency. Mr. Bryant suggests that President Kennedy missed an opportunity to forge a national consensus on race. He was interviewed by Joseph Leonard, a former teacher who now serves as Executive Director of the Black Leadership Forum.
Nick Bryant is the BBC’s South Asia correspondent, based in New Delhi, India. He previously served as BBC Washington correspondent from 1998 to 2003. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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