Book Discussion on The Breakthrough

Gwen Ifill talked about her book The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama (Doubleday; January 20, 2009). In her book she… read more

Gwen Ifill talked about her book The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama (Doubleday; January 20, 2009). In her book she examines a new generation of African-American politicians. She responded to questions from members of the audience.

This was a 3:15 p.m. program in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 9th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.

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

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Book Discussion on The Breakthrough

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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Sep 26, 2009

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  • Sep 26, 2009 | 3:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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