Book Discussion on Sugar of the Crop
Sana Butler talked about and from Sugar of the Crop: My Journey to Find the Children of Slaves (The Lyons Press; January 23, 2009). In the… read more
Sana Butler talked about and from Sugar of the Crop: My Journey to Find the Children of Slaves (The Lyons Press; January 23, 2009). In the book she presents the story of a quest to find the last surviving children of slaves. She finds subjects all over the country, from Los Angeles to New Orleans to Virginia, presenting a view of post-Civil War life in America shared by few living Americans. Following her remarks she responded to questions from audience members.
Sana Butler is a special correspondent for Newsweek International. She’s a former writer for CNBC and was once producer of the “Person of the Week” segment on “World News with Peter Jennings.” close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
Book Discussion on The Debt: What America Owes to Blacks
Mr. Robinson talks about his book The Debt: What America Owes to Blacks, published by Dutton. In the book,…
Conference on Freedom Keynote Speech
Former President Carter gave the keynote address at a forum on College Campus Race Relations.
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,…
Book Discussion on Lincoln on Race and Slavery
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., talked about his two new books on race with Walter Isaacson. Lincoln on Race and Slavery…