I'd Rather We Got Casinos

Larry Wilmore talked about his book I’d Rather We Got Casinos and Other Black Thoughts (Hyperion; January 20, 2009). The book… read more

Larry Wilmore talked about his book I’d Rather We Got Casinos and Other Black Thoughts (Hyperion; January 20, 2009). The book contains his musings and ruminations, including the suggested abolition of Black History Month, letters to the NAACP, and a vision for the end of racism. Larry Wilmore is best known as the senior black correspondent on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.” A video clip of the show from January 27, 2009, was shown. He was interviewed on the C-SPAN Civics Bus and responded to telephone calls.

This live coverage from the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles began at 3:00 p.m. ET with street scenes and an announcement about the day’s coverage. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Apr 26, 2009
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