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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282075-1
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Public Affairs Event
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Nov 1, 2008
Last Aired:
Feb 18, 2009

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  • Nov 01, 2008 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 02, 2008 | 9:20pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 2008 | 4:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Feb 18, 2009 | 10:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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