Book Discussion on The Breakthrough

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

Gwen Ifill is the author of 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 was asked about her reading habits in conjunction with researching her books and promotion for her interview on “After Words.”

She was interviewed at the 32nd Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 17, 2009 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. close

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Nov 23, 2009
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