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.

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Book Discussion on Sugar of the Crop

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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Mar 7, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 15, 2009

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  • Mar 07, 2009 | 7:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 08, 2009 | 8:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 15, 2009 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 15, 2009 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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