Book Discussion on Mama's Boy, Preacher's Son

Kevin Jennings talked about his memoir Mama’s Boy, Preacher’s Son: A Memoir of Becoming a Man, published by Beacon… read more

Kevin Jennings talked about his memoir Mama’s Boy, Preacher’s Son: A Memoir of Becoming a Man, published by Beacon Press. He described his childhood in the trailer parks of the South, growing up with his widowed mother and four older siblings. He talked about attending Harvard University on scholarship and his decision to go back home to teach. He also described publicly announcing his homosexuality at a morning school assembly and the reaction from his students. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions. close

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  • Jennings, Kevin Founder and Executive Director Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network

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Book Discussion on Mama's Boy, Preacher's Son

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Program ID:
194617-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
First Aired:
Oct 29, 2006
Last Aired:
Nov 25, 2006

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  • Oct 29, 2006 | 3:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 24, 2006 | 7:28am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 25, 2006 | 2:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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