Louis Stokes Oral History Interview

Representative Louis Stokes talked about his life and career. His thirty years in Congress was the longest term to date held by a… read more

Representative Louis Stokes talked about his life and career. His thirty years in Congress was the longest term to date held by a black representative. Topics included his journey from a Depression-era childhood to Congress, the founding of the Congressional Black Caucus, and early strategies to gain power.

This recording is from the Avoice Virtual Library Project of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. In 2007, Avoice conducted interviews with several of the still-living founders of the Congressional Black Caucus. The location of the interview is not known. close

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Louis Stokes Oral History Interview

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Program ID:
289321-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
No Location
First Aired:
Oct 25, 2009
Last Aired:
Jan 24, 2011

Airing Details

  • Oct 25, 2009 | 2:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 25, 2009 | 8:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 26, 2009 | 2:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 26, 2009 | 8:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 29, 2009 | 9:19pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 30, 2009 | 12:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 22, 2011 | 8:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 23, 2011 | 3:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 24, 2011 | 4:01am EST | C-SPAN 3