Third World Press 40th Anniversary

Walter Mosley delivered the keynote address at a reception at the Chicago Cultural Center to the celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the… read more

Walter Mosley delivered the keynote address at a reception at the Chicago Cultural Center to the celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the founding of Third World Press. Haki Madhubuti founded the press in 1967 to present literature by and about blacks. Mr. Mosley and Mr. Madhubuti responded to questions submitted by members of the audience.

Walter Mosley, who has written more than 20 books in a variety of categories, including fiction, science fiction and non-fiction politics, is best known for his historical mysteries featuring the detective Easy Rawlins.

Chicago State University Distinguished Professor Haki R. Madhubuti founded Third World Press in 1967. Mr. Madhubuti is also a founder of the Institute of Positive Education/New Concept School (1969), co-founder of Betty Shabazz International Charter School (1998), Barbara A. Sizemore Middle School (2005), and DuSable Leadership Academy (2005). A poet, publisher, editor and educator, he has published more than 28 books (some under his former name, Don L. Lee). close

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

People in this video

More People

Hosting Organization

Series

More information about

Third World Press 40th Anniversary

472 Views
Program ID:
201161-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Oct 29, 2007
Last Aired:
Dec 30, 2007

Airing Details

  • Oct 29, 2007 | 1:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 29, 2007 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 30, 2007 | 2:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
Purchase a DVD or Download

Third World Press 40th Anniversary

  • DVD
    Length:
    00:59:48
    Price:
    $29.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    00:59:48
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart

Clips from This Video