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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