Book Discussion on Up from History: The Life of Booker T. Washington

Robert Norrell talked about his book Up from History: The Life of Booker T. Washington (Belknap Press; January 19, 2009). The book examines… read more

Robert Norrell talked about his book Up from History: The Life of Booker T. Washington (Belknap Press; January 19, 2009). The book examines the black activist’s political and social ideologies and the criticism he endured from African-American intellectuals, including W.E.B. Du Bois. Following his remarks Mr. Norrell responded to questions from the audience.

Robert Norrell is a history professor at the University of Tennessee. close

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Book Discussion on Up from History: The Life of Booker T. Washington

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 14, 2009
Last Aired:
Feb 28, 2009

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  • Feb 14, 2009 | 12:34pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 15, 2009 | 2:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 28, 2009 | 5:14pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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