Book Discussion on Letter to My Daughter
Maya Angelou talked about Letter to My Daughter (Random House, 2008). Her first collection of essays in ten years, they range from the… read more
Maya Angelou talked about Letter to My Daughter (Random House, 2008). Her first collection of essays in ten years, they range from the personal to the inspirational. She spoke about why she addressed these thoughts to a daughter she does not have. Ms. Angelou spoke about raising her son, her life, her support of Senator Hillary Clinton in the 2008 presidential election, and other topics. Ms. Angelou spoke with Patricia Cohen on stage. She also responded to audience members' questions.
This event was part of the New York Times' “Times Talks” interview series held at the Times Center. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Maya Angelou Professor Wake Forest University->American Studies
- Patti Cohen Correspondent New York Times->Culture
- Carol Olsen Day Director of Programming New York Times->Live
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